BS EN 15947-5:2015 - Pyrotechnic articles. Fireworks, Categories F1, F2, and F3. Requirements for construction and performance

BS EN 15947-5:2015

Pyrotechnic articles. Fireworks, Categories F1, F2, and F3. Requirements for construction and performance

Status : Current, Work in hand   Published : March 2016

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This European Standard specifies requirements for construction, performance and primary or selection packaging of fireworks. It is applicable to fireworks in categories F1, F2 and F3 according to EN 15947‑2:2015.

This European Standard does not apply for articles containing detonative explosives except for black powder or flash composition.

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

  • arsenic or arsenic compounds;

  • hexachlorobenzene;

  • mixtures containing a mass fraction of chlorates greater than 80 %;

  • mixtures of chlorates with metals;

  • mixtures of chlorates with red phosphorus (except when used in Christmas crackers, party poppers or snaps);

  • mixtures of chlorates with potassium hexacyanoferrate(II);

  • mixtures of chlorates with sulfur (these mixtures are allowed for friction heads only);

  • mixtures of chlorates with sulfides;

  • lead or lead compounds;

  • mercury compounds;

  • white phosphorus;

  • picrates or picric acid;

  • potassium chlorate with a mass fraction of bromates greater than 0,15 %;

  • sulfur with an acidity, expressed in mass fraction of sulphuric acid, greater than 0,002 %;

  • zirconium with a particle size of less than 40 µm.




Standard NumberBS EN 15947-5:2015
TitlePyrotechnic articles. Fireworks, Categories F1, F2, and F3. Requirements for construction and performance
StatusCurrent, Work in hand
Publication Date31 March 2016
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)ISO 2859-1, EN 16265:2015, EN 15947-1:2015, EN 15947-4:2015, EN 15947-3:2015, EN 15947-2:2015
Informative References(Provided for Information)2013/29/EU, 2007/23/EC
ReplacesBS EN 15947-5:2010
International RelationshipsEN 15947-5:2015
Draft Superseded By14/30303441 DC
DescriptorsIgnition, Composition, Flight, Type testing, Explosives technology, Sound intensity, Safety devices, Flames, Packaging, Fire safety, Combustion, Fireworks, Performance, Carrying handles, Chemical composition, Pyrotechnics
ICS71.100.30
Title in FrenchArticles pyrotechniques. Artifices de divertissement, Catégories F1, F2, et F3. Exigences de construction et de performances
Title in GermanPyrotechnische Gegenstände. Feuerwerkskörper, Kategorien F1, F2 und F3. Anforderungen an Konstruktion und Funktion
CommitteeCII/47
ISBN978 0 580 87072 9
PublisherBSI
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages34
File Size1.057 MB
Price£214.00


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