This document defines terms and establishes classifications, characteristics and marking requirements for ceramic tiles of the best commercial quality (first quality). This document is not applicable to tiles made by other than normal processes of extrusion or dry pressing. It is not applicable to decorative accessories or trim such as edges, corners, skirting, capping, coves, beads, steps, curved tiles and other accessory pieces or mosaics (i.e. any piece that can fit into a square, the side of which is less than 7 cm).
NOTE ISO 10545 (all parts) describes the test procedures required to determine the product characteristics listed in this document. ISO 10545 is a multi-part standard, each part describes a specific test procedure or related matter.