General rules for drafting standard methods; they cannot be used itself for samplling products. Rules for drafting individual elements and clauses, such as title, introduction, scope, field of application, references, definitions, principle, administrative arrangements sampling equipment, procedures, packing, sealing and marking, precautions during storage and transportation of samples, sampling report. An annex A gives definitions of sampling terms. An annex B shows a list of equivalent terms in English and French. A flowchart of sampling inspection is given in an annex C.