Accessible design: ISO standard for information and marking

18 January 2018

Information and marking on packaging go beyond ensuring safety and security to also add more value to the packaged products for older persons and persons with disabilities. Recently ISO 19809:2017 was published. This document specifies considerations and methods for designing and presenting information and marking to make consumer packages accessible to people with the widest range of capabilities by considering their sensory and cognitive abilities. The standard applies to all types of information and marking presented on consumer packaging and is primarily intended for designers, developers and evaluators of packaging (World Packaging Standardisation Newsletter, January 2018).
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