EN 17084:2018

Railway applications - Fire protection on railway vehicles - Toxicity test of materials and components EN 17084:2018

Publication date:   Apr 11, 2019

General information

90.60 Close of review   Jun 3, 2024


CEN/TC 256 Railway applications

European Norm

13.220.40   Ignitability and burning behaviour of materials and products | 45.060.01   Railway rolling stock in general



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This document describes the measurement of the toxicity potential of the products of combustion based on two test methods:
- Method 1: EN ISO 5659-2 Smoke chamber area-based test with Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR) gas analysis techniques;
- Method 2: NF X70-100-2 Tubular furnace small mass-based test.
NOTE 1 This document also specifies test equipment and set out the calculation procedures for evaluation of toxicity data.
NOTE 2 This document can be used in addition to others for the determination of toxic gases from devices installed in tunnel.

Related legislation

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DIRECTIVE 2008/57/EC OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 17 June 2008 on the interoperability of the rail system within the Community (Recast)

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EN 17084:2018
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EN 17084:2018/AC:2020