This European Standard describes the performance requirements and control procedures for the installation of surface dressing as a product for the surface treatment of roads and other trafficked areas. This European Standard does not apply to surface dressings designed by the purchaser. This European Standard is not applicable to surface dressings carried out in tunnels and where fire regulations apply. This European Standard does not apply to small areas of surface dressing on roads that are less than 500 m2 which are not contiguous (for example patch repair surface dressing especially when carried out manually). This European Standard does not apply to aircraft pavements that are covered by international regulations, for example, International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) regulations (airfields).