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Pyrotechnic articles - Fireworks, Category F4 - Part 2: Requirements prEN 16261-2

General information

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CEN/TC 212 Pyrotechnic articles

European Norm

71.100.30   Explosives. Pyrotechnics and fireworks


This document specifies requirements for the construction, performance and protective packaging of Category F4 fireworks, as listed in EN 16261 1:—1.
This document 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.
In addition, any European regulation regarding forbidden substances is intended to be taken into account.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard


Directive 2013/29/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 June 2013 on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to the making available on the market of pyrotechnic articles (recast)

Life cycle


EN 16261-2:2013


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