EN 14035-13:2004

Fireworks - Part 13: Flash pellets - Specification and test methods EN 14035-13:2004

Publication date:   Sep 25, 2006

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99.60 Withdrawal effective   Sep 29, 2010


CEN/TC 212 Pyrotechnic articles

European Norm

71.100.30   Explosives. Pyrotechnics and fireworks



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This document specifies requirements for the construction, performance, primary packaging and labelling of flash pellets and the corresponding test methods. It is applicable to fireworks which are classified as flash pellet in categories 1 and 2 in EN 14035-2 which are contained in a primary pack.
It is not applicable to flash pellets containing pyrotechnic composition that includes any of the following substances:
- arsenic or arsenic compounds;
- mixtures containing a mass fraction of chlorates greater than 80 %;
- mixtures of chlorates with metals;
- mixtures of chlorates with red phosphorus;
- mixtures of chlorates with potassium hexacyanoferrate(II);
- mixtures of chlorates with sulfur;
- mixtures of chlorates with sulfides;
- lead or lead compounds;
- mercury compounds;
- white phosphorus;
- picrates or picric acid;
- potassium chlorate with a mass fraction of bromates greater than 0,15 %;
- sulfur with an acidity, expressed in mass fraction of sulfuric acid, greater than 0,002 %;
- zirconium with a particle size of less than 40 mm.
NOTE In EN 14035-2, flash pellets are classified as follows:
- brief description: pellet of intermittently burning pyrotechnic composition;
- principal effect: multiple flashes of light.
Schemes for type testing of flash pellets and batch testing of flash pellets are specified in annex A and annex B respectively.

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EN 14035-13:2004
99.60 Withdrawal effective
Sep 29, 2010


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