20/30403657 DC - BS EN 12184. Electrically powered wheelchairs, scooters and their chargers. Requirements and test methods

20/30403657 DC

BS EN 12184. Electrically powered wheelchairs, scooters and their chargers. Requirements and test methods

Status : Current, Draft for public comment   Published : September 2020



This document specifies requirements and test methods for electrically powered wheelchairs, with a maximum speed not exceeding 20 km/h, intended to carry one person of mass not greater than 300 kg, including:

  • electrically powered scooters with three or more wheels,

  • manual wheelchairs with an add-on drive system,

  • handrim-activated power-assisted wheelchairs,

  • electrically powered stand-up wheelchairs,

  • balancing wheelchairs,

  • wheelchairs with a pivot drive wheel unit, and

  • assistant-guided wheelchairs.

This document does not apply to custom-made electrically powered wheelchairs or electrically powered wheelchairs intended for use in sports.

This document also specifies requirements and test methods for manual wheelchairs with electrically powered ancillary equipment.

Standard Number20/30403657 DC
TitleBS EN 12184. Electrically powered wheelchairs, scooters and their chargers. Requirements and test methods
StatusCurrent, Draft for public comment
Publication Date15 September 2020
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN 60601-1:2006/corrigendum Mar. 2010, EN 62133-2:2017, ISO 7176-26:2007, ISO 16840-10:2014, EN 62304:2006/corrigendum Nov. 2008, ISO 7176-25:2013, ISO 7176-10:2008, ISO 7176-14:2008, ISO 7176-21:2009, ISO 7176-4:2008, ISO 7176-13:1989, ISO 7176-2:2017, ISO 7176-9:2009, ISO 7176-19:2008, ISO 7176-11:2012, ISO 7176-8:2014, ISO 7176-6:2018, ISO 8191-2:1988, EN 15194:2017, ISO 7176-22:2014, ISO 7176-3:2012, ISO 16840-3:2014, ISO 7176-15:1996, EN ISO 14971:2012, prEN 12183:2020, EN 60335-2-29, EN 12182:2012, ISO 7176-13:1989 (F), EN 1021-2:2014, ISO 7176-1:2014
Informative References(Provided for Information)FMVSS 302, ISO 7193:1985, ISO 68-1:1998, EN 60529:1991/AC:2016-12, ISO 7176-7:1998, EN 60529:1991/A2:2013/AC:2019-02, EN 60335-1:2012/AC:2014, ISO 7176-5:2008
International RelationshipsprEN 12184
Draft Expiry Date04 November 2020
DescriptorsVehicle lights, Aids for the disabled, Electrical testing, Test dummies, Noise (environmental), Water-resistance tests, Design, Velocity, Position, Angles (geometry), Corrosion, Electrical safety, Inclined, Medical equipment, Ergonomics, Feet (anatomy), Performance testing, Stability testing, Performance, Seating, Electrically-operated devices, Battery chargers, Control equipment, Weight (mass), Braking systems, Control devices, Testing conditions, Grades (quality), Mechanical testing, Motor cycles, Handbooks, Vehicle reflectors, Instructions for use, Dimensions, Acoustic testing, Wheelchairs
Title in FrenchFauteuils roulants électriques, scooters et leurs chargeurs Exigences et méthodes d'essai
Title in GermanElektrorollstühle und -mobile und zugehörige Ladegeräte - Anforderungen und Prüfverfahren
File Size1.473 MB
NotesWarning: this draft is not current beyond its expiry date for comments.

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