News: Revision of Lubricants criteria has started
The Institute of Prospective and Technological Studies (IPTS) has started work on the revision of the Lubricants criteria. This revision may take up to 2 years to complete and the involvement of interested persons is welcomed.
Wednesday, 20th July 2016
The revision work is considering an extension of the scope and definition of the product. The technical report and first criteria proposal is expected to be published on the project's website in December - see address below. These documents will then be discussed at the first working group meeting to be held early 2017.
If you wish to be involved please contact the IPTS project team on the following email address:
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