BS EN 16263-2:2015 - Pyrotechnic articles. Other pyrotechnic articles. Requirements

BS EN 16263-2:2015

Pyrotechnic articles. Other pyrotechnic articles. Requirements

Status : Current, Work in hand   Published : December 2016



This European Standard specifies requirements for the construction and performances of other pyrotechnic articles, except pyrotechnic articles for vehicles, ignition devices and cartridges for powder actuated tools (PAT), of the following generic types:

  • flares;

  • flash devices;

  • gas generators;

  • heaters;

  • other cartridges;

  • pyromechanical devices;

  • rockets and rocket motors;

  • semi-finished pyrotechnic articles;

  • smoke / aerosol generators;

  • sound emitters;

  • pyrotechnic liquid dispersers.

This European Standard does not apply for articles containing pyrotechnic compositions that include any of the following substances:

  • arsenic or arsenic compounds;

  • polychlorobenzenes;

  • mercury compounds;

  • lead compounds (except for those included in ignition devices);

  • white phosphorus;

  • picrates or picric acid.

This European Standard does not apply to pyrotechnic articles that contain detonative explosives other than black powder and/or flash composition, if these detonative explosives:

  • can be easily extracted from the pyrotechnic article, or;

  • can initiate secondary explosives, or;

  • can function in a detonative manner although the article is not designed to detonate and the article belongs to the category P2.

Standard NumberBS EN 16263-2:2015
TitlePyrotechnic articles. Other pyrotechnic articles. Requirements
StatusCurrent, Work in hand
Publication Date31 December 2016
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)ISO 2859-1, prEN 16265:2013
Informative References(Provided for Information)2013/29/EU, 2007/23/EC
International RelationshipsEN 16263-2:2015
Draft Superseded By11/30242337 DC
DescriptorsTerminology, Performance, Pyrotechnics, Design, Product tests
Title in FrenchArticles pyrotechniques. Autres articles pyrotechniques. Exigences
Title in GermanPyrotechnische Gegenstände. Sonstige pyrotechnische Gegenstände. Anforderungen
ISBN978 0 580 74544 7
File Size1.712 MB

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