JSA - JIS Q 14040
Environmental management-Life cycle assessment-Principles and framework
|Publication Date:||20 October 2010|
|ICS Code (Environmental management):||13.020.10|
|ICS Code (Product life-cycles):||13.020.60|
This Standard describes the principles and framework for life cycle assessment (LCA) including
a) the goal and scope definition of the LCA,
b) the LCI phase,
c) the LCIA phase,
d) the life cycle interpretation phase,
e) reporting and critical review of the LCA,
f) limitations of the LCA,
g) relationship between the LCA phases, and 3 Q 14040: 2010 (ISO 14040 : 2006)
h) conditions for use of value choices and optional elements.
This Standard covers LCA studies and LCI studies, it does not describe the LCA technique in detail, nor does it specify methodologies for the individual phases of the LCA.
The intended application of LCA or LCI results is considered during the goal and scope definition, but the application itself is outside the scope of this Standard.
This Standard is not intended for contractual or regulatory purposes or registration and certification.
NOTE: The International Standard corresponding to this Standard and the symbol of degree of correspondence are as follows:
ISO 14040: 2006 Environmental management-Life cycle
The symbols which denote the degree of correspondence in the contents between the relevant International Standard and JIS are IDT (identical), MOD (modified), and NEQ (not equivalent) according to ISO/ lEC Guide 21-1.