PAS 54:2003 Specification for domestic ceramicware and glassware. Articles intended for contact with foodstuffs, and vases
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PAS 54:2003

Specification for domestic ceramicware and glassware. Articles intended for contact with foodstuffs, and vases

Status : Withdrawn   Published : November 2003

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This PAS specifies requirements for ceramicware and glassware intended primarily for home and domestic use. This PAS acts as an umbrella PAS, referring to a variety of standards on ceramicware and glassware.

It covers the following:

  • requirements for ceramicware, glassware and glass ceramicware:
    - chemical composition
    - integrity of handle attachments
    - resistance to impact breakage in service
    - thermal shock endurance
    - metal marking
    - performance of vessels for pouring
    - handle and knob temperature
    - stability
    - water retention
    - metal release
    - metal release: lip/rim test
  • additional requirements for ceramicware:
    - water absorption
    - crazing resistance
    - translucency
  • additional requirements for glassware:
    - durability - hand washing
    - temper level
  • additional requirements for special applications:
    - microwave usage
    - resistance to freezing and freezer to oven usage
    - freezer to microwave usage
    - dishwasher usage (durability)
  • conformity marking.

This specification is not applicable to vitrified hotelware or corporate ware, for which there is a separate specification, BS 4034.

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Standard NumberPAS 54:2003
TitleSpecification for domestic ceramicware and glassware. Articles intended for contact with foodstuffs, and vases
StatusWithdrawn
Publication Date28 November 2003
Withdrawn Date10 May 2018
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)CERAM PT36, BS 5416, CERAM PT34, 84/500/EEC, CERAM PT37, ASTM C 927-80, BS 3828, BS EN 13258, CERAM PT32, EC Regulation no. 679/72, CERAM PT35, European Commission Combined Nomenclature 2003, BS EN 12980, CERAM BCRL WW1, BS EN 1217, ASTM C 148, BS 6748, BS EN 1183, BS EN 12875-2
Informative References(Provided for Information)BS EN 1900, ENV 13834:2000, BS 4034:1990
DescriptorsGlass ceramics, Materials in contact with food, Ceramic glazes, Domestic, Glass, Catering equipment, Tableware, Containers, Vases, Glassware
ICS67.250
81.040.30
81.060.20
CommitteeZZ/1
ISBN0 580 42893 1
PublisherBSI
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages14
File Size181 KB
NotesThe ceramicware elements of this PAS are now superseded by BS 8654:2015. We are seeking sponsors willing to fund a revision of this PAS so it can be updated to cover just glassware. If you are interested in being a sponsor, please contact jonathon.lyons@bsigroup.com
Price£98.00


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