NA 062

DIN Standards Committee Materials Testing

Standards [CURRENT]

DIN EN 16261-2
Pyrotechnic articles - Fireworks, Category 4 - Part 2: Requirements; German version EN 16261-2:2012

Title (German)

Pyrotechnische Gegenstände - Feuerwerkskörper, Kategorie 4 - Teil 2: Anforderungen; Deutsche Fassung EN 16261-2:2012


This European Standard specifies requirements for the construction, performance and protective packaging of category 4 fireworks, as listed in EN 16261-1. This European Standard does not apply for articles containing pyrotechnic compositions that include any of the following substances: - arsenic or arsenic compounds; - polychlorobenzenes; - lead or lead compounds; - mercury compounds; - white phosphorus; - picrates or picric acid. This European Standard does not apply for articles containing military explosives or commercial blasting agents except for black powder or flash composition. In addition, any European regulation regarding forbidden substances should be taken into account. This document (EN 16261-2:2013) has been prepared by Technical Committee CEN/TC 212 "Pyrotechnic articles", the secretariat of which is held by NEN (Netherlands). The responsible German committee is NA 062-08-81 AA "Pyrotechnische Gegenstände" ("Pyrotechnic articles") at the Materials Testing Standards Committee (NMP).

Document: references other documents

Responsible national committee

NA 062-08-81 AA - Pyrotechnic Articles 

Responsible european committee

CEN/TC 212/WG 2 - Fireworks, category 4 

Edition 2013-03
Original language German
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