prEN 16263-2

Pyrotechnic articles - Other pyrotechnic articles - Part 2: Requirements prEN 16263-2

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 and performances of other pyrotechnic articles, except pyrotechnic articles for vehicles, ignition devices and cartridges for powder actuated tools (PAT), of the following generic types:
- flares;
- flash devices;
- gas generators;
- heaters;
- other cartridges;
- pyromechanical devices;
- rockets and rocket motors;
- semi-finished pyrotechnic articles;
- smoke / aerosol generators;
- sound emitters;
- pyrotechnic liquid dispersers.
This document does not apply for articles containing pyrotechnic compositions that include any of the following substances:
- arsenic or arsenic compounds;
- polychlorobenzenes;
- mercury compounds;
- lead compounds (except for those included in ignition devices);
- white phosphorus;
- picrates or picric acid.

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 16263-2:2015


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