EN 1811:2011

Reference test method for release of nickel from all post assemblies which are inserted into pierced parts of the human body and articles intended to come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin

Publication date:   Apr 19, 2011

General information

99.60 Withdrawal effective   Jul 29, 2015

CEN

CEN/TC 347 Methods for analysis of allergens

European Norm

39.060   Jewellery

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Scope

This European Standard specifies a method for simulating the release of nickel from all post assemblies which are inserted into pierced ears and other pierced parts of the human body and articles intended to come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin in order to determine whether such articles are in compliance with the Commission Regulation (EC) No 552/2009 amending Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 on REACH as regards Annex XVII.
Spectacle frames and sunglasses are excluded from the scope of this European Standard.
NOTE Spectacle frames and sunglasses are subject to the requirements of EN 16128:2011 which provides an unchanged re-publication of the technical requirements that had previously been specified in EN 1811:1998, but restricted in scope to apply only to spectacle frames and sunglasses.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard

1907/2006

Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2006 concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH), establishing a European Chemicals Agency, amending Directive 1999/45/EC and repealing Council Regulation (EEC) No 793/93 and Commission Regulation (EC) No 1488/94 as well as Council Directive 76/769/EEC and Commission Directives 91/155/EEC, 93/67/EEC, 93/105/EC and 2000/21/EC

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PREVIOUSLY

Replaces
EN 1811:1998+A1:2008

NOW

WITHDRAWN
EN 1811:2011
99.60 Withdrawal effective
Jul 29, 2015