NA 002

DIN Standards Committee Coatings and Coating Materials


Paints and varnishes - Determination of volatile organic compounds(VOC) and/or semi volatile organic compounds (SVOC) content - Part 2: Gas-chromatographic method - Amendment 1


This document is applicable for the determination of VOC and SVOC with an expected VOC and/or SVOC content greater than 0,01 % by mass up to 100 % by mass. The method given in ISO 11890-1 is used when the VOC is greater than 15 % by mass. This document (method ISO 11890-2) applies when the system contains VOC and SVOC as the VOC result of ISO 11890-1 can be influenced by the SVOC. For VOC content smaller than 0,1 %, the head space method described in ISO 17895 is used as an alternative. ISO 11890-1 and ISO 17895 cannot be used for the determination of the SVOC content.





Planned document number

DIN EN ISO 11890-2/A1

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Responsible national committee

NA 002-00-15-05 AK - VOC 

Responsible european committee

CEN/TC 139 - Paints and varnishes 

Responsible international committee

ISO/TC 35/SC 16/WG 1 - Volatile and semi-volatile organic compounds 

previous edition(s)

Paints and varnishes - Determination of volatile organic compounds (VOC) and/or semi volatile organic compounds (SVOC) content - Part 2: Gas-chromatographic method (ISO 11890-2:2020); German version EN ISO 11890-2:2020

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