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SS ISO 14040-2017:2022

Environmental management – Life cycle assessment – Principles and framework


This Singapore Standard describes the principles and framework for life cycle assessment (LCA) including
a) the goal and scope definition of the LCA,
b) the life cycle inventory analysis (LCI) phase,
c) the life cycle impact assessment (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
h) conditions for use of value choices and optional elements.

This Singapore Standard covers life cycle assessment (LCA) studies and life cycle inventory (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.




Status Current
Edition 2022
No. of Pages 36
ICS Classification 13.020.10 Environmental management
13.020.60 Product life-cycles
Committee Environment and Resources Standards Committee
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Adoption ISO 14040:2006/Amd1:2020 : 2020 IDT