EN 17665:2022+A1:2023

Packaging - Test methods and requirements to demonstrate that plastic caps and lids remain attached to beverage containers EN 17665:2022+A1:2023

Publication date:   Jun 15, 2023

General information

60.60 Standard published   Mar 22, 2023


CEN/TC 261 Packaging

European Norm

55.100   Bottles. Pots. Jars



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This document specifies the requirements and test methods to demonstrate that plastic caps and lids of single-use beverage containers with a capacity of up to three litres remain attached to the container during the product’s intended use stage. This document also addresses the need to ensure the necessary strength, reliability and safety of beverage container closures, including those for carbonated drinks.
This document applies to the strength, reliability and safety impacted by the attachment features and does not apply to the overall closure system.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard


Directive (EU) 2019/904 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 June 2019 on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products on the environment


Life cycle


EN 17665:2022+A1:2023
60.60 Standard published
Mar 22, 2023