This International Standard defines terms used in the footwear industry, in English, French, Spanish and Italian. The terms and their definitions are listed alphabetically in English.
In the annexes, all the terms are listed alphabetically in English, French, Spanish and Italian, so that the user of this International Standard can easily find the corresponding definition and the equivalent terms in the different languages.
This International Standard is intended to facilitate communication in the footwear sector.
NOTE In addition to terms in English and French, two of the three official CEN languages, this International Standard gives the equivalent terms in Italian and Spanish; these are published under the responsibility of the member body/National Committee for Italy and Spain. However, only the terms and definitions given in the official languages can be considered as CEN terms and definitions.