The last vote on ISO/FDIS ISO 19040-2 “Water quality – Determination of the estrogenic potential of water and waste water – Part 2: Yeast Estrogen Screen (A-YES, Arxula adeninivorans)” has been completed. The FDIS was confirmed after the voting period from 15th March – 10th May 2018 and the final comments are currently being incorporated. The status of ISO 19040-2 remains “International Standard under publication” until the deadline for publication of the final standard passes on the 7th July 2018. The status will then change to “International Standard published”.