EN 12115:2011

Rubber and thermoplastics hoses and hose assemblies for liquid or gaseous chemicals - Specification EN 12115:2011

Publication date:   Nov 17, 2011

General information

99.60 Withdrawal effective   Jan 20, 2021


CEN/TC 218 Rubber and plastics hoses and hose assemblies

European Norm

23.040.70   Hoses and hose assemblies



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This European Standard specifies requirements for two types of hose assemblies (Types D and SD) and four grades based on electrical properties with hoses made of rubber or thermoplastics and hose fittings made of metal designed to convey liquid or gaseous chemical substances, hereinafter termed the "chemicals conveyed".
The hose assemblies are intended for use with chemicals conveyed in the temperature range of 20 °C to +65 °C at a working pressure  10 bar ).
NOTE 1 This European Standard sets out requirements for these hose assemblies to ensure that users are not exposed to danger from fire or explosion and that the environment is protected against contamination or damage.
NOTE 2 Other temperatures and working pressures than those given above can be agreed with the manufacturer, provided that the marking on the hose (see 14.1) states this and the requirements of Table 5 and all the other requirements are met.
NOTE 3 Other diameters than those given in this European Standard can be agreed with the manufacturer.
NOTE 4 This European Standard also provides guidance on the storage of hose assemblies (Clause 15).
NOTE 5 The attention of users is drawn to Annex F concerning the selection of lining material related to the chemical(s) to be conveyed by the hoses and/or hose assemblies.
This standard does not apply to hose assemblies for:
- aircraft refuelling (EN 1361);
- fuel dispensing (EN 1360);
- oil burners (EN ISO 6806);
- refrigerant circuits;
- fuel truck delivery (EN 1761);
- liquid petroleum gases (LPG) (EN 1762);
- fire fighting (EN ISO 14557);
- oil suction and discharge (EN 1765);
- rotary drilling (EN ISO 6807);
- fuel dispensing with vapour recovery system (EN 13483).
This European Standard does not apply to multilayer hose assemblies (EN 13765 and EN 13766).

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard


Directive 2008/68/EC of the European Parliament and of the council of 24 September 2008 on the inland transport of the dangerous goods

Life cycle


EN 12115:1999


EN 12115:2011
99.60 Withdrawal effective
Jan 20, 2021


EN 12115:2021