EN 13972:2002

Rigid plastics containers - Definition of nominal, brimful and total capacity and measurement of brimful and total capacity

Publication date:   Nov 20, 2003

General information

90.93 Standard confirmed   Sep 3, 2018

CEN

CEN/TC 261 Packaging

European Norm

55.100   Bottles. Pots. Jars | 55.140   Barrels. Drums. Canisters

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Scope

This European standard specifies a gravimetric method for determining the brimful and total capacities of plastic bottles and jars up to 5 litres, of plastic canisters/jerricans with a nominal volume up to 20 litres and of plastic pails with a nominal volume up to 60 litres.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard

80/232/EEC

Ranges of nominal quantities and nominal capacities permitted for certain pre-packaged products

87/356/EEC

Ranges of nominal quantities and nominal capacities permitted for certain pre-packged products (Dir. 80/232/EEC amendment)

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PUBLISHED
EN 13972:2002
90.93 Standard confirmed
Sep 3, 2018