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EN 13242:2002+A1:2007

Aggregates for unbound and hydraulically bound materials for use in civil engineering work and road construction

Dec 28, 2007

General information

90.92 Standard to be revised   Sep 29, 2009


CEN/TC 154 Aggregates

European Norm

91.100.15   Mineral materials and products




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This European Standard specifies the properties of aggregates obtained by processing natural or manufactured or recycled materials for hydraulically bound and unbound materials for civil engineering work and road construction.
It provides for the evaluation of conformity of the products to this European Standard.
NOTE 1 Aggregates used in construction should comply with all the requirements of this European Standard. As well as familiar and traditional natural and manufactured aggregates Mandate M/125 "Aggregates" included recycled aggregates and some materials from new or unfamiliar sources. Recycled aggregates are included in the standards and new test methods for them are at an advanced stage of preparation. For unfamiliar materials from secondary sources, however, the work on standardisation has only started recently and more time is needed to define clearly the origins and characteristics of these materials. In the meantime such unfamiliar materials when placed on the market as aggregates must comply fully with this standard and national regulations for dangerous substances (see Annex ZA of the standard) depending upon their intended use. Additional characteristics and requirements may be specified on a case by case basis depending upon experience of use of the product, and defined in specific contractual documents.
NOTE 2 Properties for lightweight aggregates are specified in EN 13055-2.

Related directives

Directives related to this standards.


Construction products


Regulation (eu) No 305/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 march 2011 laying down harmonised conditions for the marketing of construction products and repealing council directive 89/106/eec


Life cycle


EN 13242:2002+A1:2007
90.92 Standard to be revised
Sep 29, 2009


prEN 17555-1