Final Draft International Standard
ISO/DTS 20961.2
Footwear — Performance requirements for components for footwear — Shanks
Reference number
ISO/DTS 20961.2
Edition 1
Final Draft
International Standard
ISO/DTS 20961.2
Under development (Edition 1, 2024)
This draft is in the approval phase.


This Technical Specification establishes the performance requirements for shanks components for footwear, irrespective of the material, in order to assess the suitability for the end use and/or fitness for purpose. It also establishes the test methods to be used to evaluate the compliance with the requirements. This Technical Specification applies to shanks for all kinds of footwear. This Technical Specification is intended to be used as a reference between the manufacturer and the supplier. It is not intended for third party certification of finished shoes destined for the consumer.

General information

  •  : Under development
     : 2024-02
    : Final text received or FDIS registered for formal approval [50.00]
  •  : 1
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