prEN 228

Automotive fuels - Unleaded petrol - Requirements and test methods prEN 228

General information

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CEN

CEN/TC 19 Gaseous and liquid fuels, lubricants and related products of petroleum, synthetic and biological origin.

European Norm

75.160.20   Liquid fuels

Scope

This document specifies requirements and test methods for marketed and delivered unleaded petrol. It is applicable to unleaded petrol for use in petrol engine vehicles designed to run on unleaded petrol.
This document specifies two types of unleaded petrol:
- one type with a maximum oxygen content of 3,7 % (m/m) and a maximum ethanol content of 10,0 % (V/V) in Table 1;
- one type in Table 2 with a maximum oxygen content of 2,7 % (m/m) and a maximum ethanol content of 5,0 % (V/V) intended for older vehicles that are not warranted to use unleaded petrol defined in Table 1.
NOTE 1 The two types are based on European Directive requirements [3], [4] and [10].
NOTE 2 For the purposes of this document, the terms "% (m/m)" and "% (V/V)" are used to represent respectively the mass fraction, µ, and the volume fraction, φ.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard

98/70/EC

Quality of petrol and diesel fuels (Dir. 93/12/EEC amendment)

Life cycle

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PUBLISHED
EN 228:2012+A1:2017

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IN_DEVELOPMENT
prEN 228
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