Pyrotechnic articles - Other pyrotechnic articles, category P1 and P2 - Overview of harmonized standards that will be developed by CEN/TC 212/WG 5

This Technical Report gives an overview of harmonized standards which will be proposed to be developed by CEN/TC 212 WG 5, “Other Pyrotechnic Articles”. Under this expression, it must be understood, are all pyrotechnic articles which are not designed and intended for entertainment purposes (“fireworks”), for indoor or outdoor stage use, including film and television productions or similar use (“theatrical pyrotechnic articles”), and for automotive industry (“pyrotechnic articles for vehicles”).
It also gives the interpretation WG5 experts have made of some terms, definitions and requirements of Directive 2007/23/EC in order to assure future harmonized standards will encompass all varieties of “other pyrotechnic articles”, which are presently placed on the European market, in a consistent way and take the benefit of all the practical experience and usages of those articles in the Member States.

Pyrotechnische Gegenstände - Sonstige pyrotechnische Gegenstände, Kategorien P1 und P2 - Überblick über harmonisierte Normen, die von CEN/TC 212/WG 5 erarbeitet werden

Articles pyrotechniques - Autres articles pyrotechniques de catégories P1 et P2 - Vue d'ensemble des normes harmonisées qui seront élaborées par le CEN/TC 212/GT 5

Le présent Rapport Technique donne une vue d’ensemble des normes harmonisées que le Groupe de Travail n°5, « Autres articles pyrotechniques », du Comité Technique CEN/TC 212 proposera de développer. Avec cette expression, il doit être compris qu’il s’agit de tous les articles pyrotechniques qui ne sont pas conçus et prévus à des fins de distraction (« artifices de divertissement »), pour une utilisation sur scène à l’intérieur et à l’extérieur, y compris les productions cinématographiques et télévisuelles ou une utilisation similaire (« articles pyrotechniques pour le spectacle »), et pour l’industrie automobile (« articles pyrotechniques pour véhicules »).
Il donne également l'interprétation que les experts du Groupe de Travail n°5 ont retenu pour certains termes, définitions et exigences de la Directive 2007/23/CE afin d'assurer que les futures normes harmonisées engloberont d'une manière cohérente tous les types « d’autres articles pyrotechniques », qui sont actuellement mis sur le marché européen et tireront bénéfice de toute l'expérience pratique et des utilisations de ces artifices dans les Etats membres.

Pirotehnični izdelki - Drugi pirotehnični izdelki, kategorij P1 in P2 - Pregled harmoniziranih standardov, ki jih pripravlja CEN/TC 212/WG 5

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TECHNICAL REPORT
CEN/TR 15953
RAPPORT TECHNIQUE
TECHNISCHER BERICHT
October 2009
ICS 71.100.30
English Version
Pyrotechnic articles - Other pyrotechnic articles, category P1
and P2 - Overview of harmonized standards that will be
developed by CEN/TC 212/WG 5

Articles pyrotechniques - Autres articles pyrotechniques de Pyrotechnische Gegenstände - Sonstige pyrotechnische

catégories P1 et P2 - Vue d'ensemble des normes Gegenstände, Kategorien P1 und P2 - Überblick über

harmonisées qui seront élaborées par le CEN/TC 212/WG harmonisierte Normen, die von CEN/TC 212/WG 5

5 erarbeitet werden

This Technical Report was approved by CEN on 17 August 2009. It has been drawn up by the Technical Committee CEN/TC 212.

CEN members are the national standards bodies of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland,

France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal,

Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom.
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Contents Page

Foreword ..............................................................................................................................................................3

Introduction .........................................................................................................................................................4

1 Scope ......................................................................................................................................................5

2 Terminology ...........................................................................................................................................5

3 Interfaces between Working Groups ...................................................................................................7

4 List of Other Pyrotechnic Articles and definitions .............................................................................9

5 Criteria to determine whether an article belongs to Category P1 or P2 ....................................... 11

6 Harmonized Standards ....................................................................................................................... 12

7 Projects to be initiated within WG 5 (List and Mandates) .............................................................. 14

8 Future Work Program (Objectives, Tasks, Time targets) ............................................................... 16

Annex A (informative) Definition of Other Pyrotechnic Articles – Complementary Information ........... 19

Annex B (informative) Field of Use ............................................................................................................... 21

Annex C (informative) List of "Other Pyrotechnic Articles" and definitions ............................................ 22

Annex D (informative) List of Generic Types and definitions .................................................................... 27

Annex E (informative) Interpretation of "Low Hazard" - Examples ........................................................... 30

Bibliography ..................................................................................................................................................... 31

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Foreword

This document (CEN/TR 15953:2009) has been prepared by Technical Committee CEN/TC 212 “Pyrotechnic

articles”, the secretariat of which is held by NEN.

This document (CEN/TR 15953:2009) has been prepared by Working Group 5 “Other pyrotechnic articles” of

Technical Committee CEN/TC 212 “Pyrotechnic articles”, the convenor and secretary of which are French.

Experts from eleven countries have participated in its elaboration: Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark,

France, Germany, Italy, Romania, Spain, Switzerland, The Netherlands and United Kingdom.

It has been approved by votes of all the members of CEN/TC 212 “Pyrotechnic articles” on August 2009.

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Introduction

Directive 2007/23/EC of May 23 2007 on the placing on the market of pyrotechnic articles, has been

published on June 14 2007 in the Official Journal of the European Community. (Ref. Mandate M 416).

In its Annex 1, Directive 2007/23/EC gives the essential safety requirements (ESR) pyrotechnic articles shall

comply with. In order to facilitate the process of demonstrating compliance with these ESR, harmonized

standards for the design, manufacture and testing of pyrotechnic articles must be developed.

CEN has been mandated by the European Commission (EC) to develop these harmonized standards:

Mandate M 416 describes the work that CEN shall perform.

CEN has entrusted coordination of this work to CEN/TC 212 ‘Pyrotechnic articles’ with the following scope:

“Standardization of fireworks, theatrical pyrotechnic articles, pyrotechnic articles for vehicles and other

pyrotechnic articles, particularly from the point of view of their safe use”.
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During its meeting in Delft on October 16 and 17 2007, CEN/TC 212 has decided to share the

corresponding work to be done between several Working Groups. Resolutions have been voted to establish

five Working Groups, one of which is Working Group 5 (CEN/TC 212 / WG 5) in charge of standardization of

“Other Pyrotechnic Articles”.

Because no European standards exist at present for “Other Pyrotechnic Articles”, preliminary work needs to

be performed before a list of standards to be developed by WG 5 can be drawn up. It has been accepted by

CEN/TC 212 and proposed to the European Community a one-year period will be allocated to WG5 to prepare

a CEN Technical Report in which its future work program will be described and an overview of the harmonized

standards it will develop will be given including the reasons why WG 5 has proposed to develop these

standards.

Five work sessions have taken place, respectively in NEN – Delft – Netherlands on February 7 2008, in BAM

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– Berlin – Germany on May 22 2008, in NEN – Delft – Netherlands on September 9 2008, in AFNOR –

Paris – France on November 13 2008 and in UNI – Milano – Italy on February 2 2009.

The present document is the final draft of the Technical Report for “Other Pyrotechnic Articles”. It has been

written in close coordination with the other working groups of CEN/TC 212/WG 1 “Fireworks, Categories 1, 2

and 3”, WG 2 “Fireworks, Category 4”, WG 3 “Theatrical Pyrotechnic articles” and WG 4 “Pyrotechnic articles

for vehicles”.
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1 Scope

This Technical Report gives an overview of harmonized standards which will be proposed to be developed by

CEN/TC 212 WG 5, “Other Pyrotechnic Articles”. Under this expression, it must be understood, are all

pyrotechnic articles which are not designed and intended for entertainment purposes (“fireworks”), for indoor

or outdoor stage use, including film and television productions or similar use (“theatrical pyrotechnic articles”),

and for automotive industry (“pyrotechnic articles for vehicles”).

It also gives the interpretation WG5 experts have made of some terms, definitions and requirements of

Directive 2007/23/EC in order to assure future harmonized standards will encompass all varieties of “other

pyrotechnic articles”, which are presently placed on the European market, in a consistent way and take the

benefit of all the practical experience and usages of those articles in the Member States.

2 Terminology
2.1 Definition of “Other pyrotechnic articles”

In its Article 2, Directive 2007/23/EC gives a definition of a “pyrotechnic article” as “any article containing

explosive substances or an explosive mixture of substances designed to produce heat, light, sound, gas or

smoke or a combination of such effects through self-sustained exothermic chemical reactions”.

Although heat, light, sound, gas or smoke or combination of such effects are more frequently obtained through

combustive or deflagrating reactions, this definition does not exclude substances or mixture of substances

which exhibit a detonative behaviour.

WG5 experts have considered that no other interpretation of the definition of pyrotechnic articles given by

Directive 2007/23/EC is required.
See Annex A for further information.
2.2 Other terms

Collections of articles: individual item/ article, type, group/family, generic type.

The future harmonized standards for “other pyrotechnic articles” will identify the design parameters and

performance characteristics to be taken into consideration for the corresponding articles to meet the essential

safety requirements of Directive 2007/23/EC. Where appropriate, for each design parameter or performance

characteristic they will state requirements and criteria which shall be complied with.

According to the large variety of other pyrotechnic articles and significant differences they exhibit in design,

functioning and conditions of use, it is clearly noticeable these articles will not have all in common the same

design parameters and performance characteristics. However, collections of articles sharing the same design

parameters and performance characteristics exist. Then WG 5 experts have considered it was necessary to

identify these collections of articles and draw up their list.

The future harmonized standards will state requirements and criteria for each identified homogeneous

collection, which does not mean there may not exist requirements or criteria applicable to several collections

as well as to all pyrotechnic articles whatever their design or behaviour in normal use.

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The following terms and definitions will be used hereafter and in the harmonized standard(s) to be developed

by Working Group5:
 Type: sample representative of the production envisaged.

NOTE 1 This definition corresponds to the use of the term ‘type’ in Annex II §2(c) of Directive 2007/23/EC for the

purposes of type-examination.

 Generic type: set of articles with a common, very general, design feature and/or with a common

characteristic effect.
 Subtype: set of articles within a generic type with specific design features.

 Individual item: article within a generic type or subtype for which every possible feature and

characteristic has been fixed.

NOTE 2 Each feature and characteristic will be specified in the technical name or a technical data sheet, as

appropriate.
 Technical name: general description of an individual item.
 Trade name: description of an individual item from a particular supplier.

 Family: set of individual items that will be considered together for the purposes of testing and approval.

NOTE 3 This last definition is fully compliant with Directive 2007/23/EC which states in “Whereas (18)”: “Groups of

pyrotechnic articles that are similar in design, function or behaviour should be assessed by the notified bodies as product

families”.

The figure hereafter shows how WG 5 experts intend to organize “other pyrotechnic articles” in “individual

items” (samples of which will be “types”), “families” and “generic types”, starting from the precise design level

to the general design level. Example is given for “smoke generators”.

This will be very useful and efficient to clarify and solve the complexity of their work resulting from the large

variety of design of these “other pyrotechnic articles”. Even for a given kind of pyrotechnic article, developed

for the same type of use, strong variations in design may exist between manufacturers.

At the bottom, “individual items” correspond to the various individual smoke generators in a manufacturer’s

product range, under the brand name “Securix™”, submitted to conformity assessment procedures by the

means of “types”.

In the middle are set up “families” of individual items (e.g. family of “Securix™ Smoke generators”) which may

be considered together for the purposes of testing and certification in compliance with Directive 2007/23/EC.

At the top, the highest level of generalization of the characteristics of types corresponds to “Smoke

generators”, independently from who is the manufacturer and what is the typical design within a product

range. WG5 experts think all types of smoke generators can be put together in a unique collection of groups

because it is highly possible that the essential safety requirements of Directive 2007/23/EC will only imply

design and performance requirements which will be common to every type of smoke generators and none at a

lower level (e.g. that of a family). Then WG 5 harmonized standards will only deal with these “generic types”.

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Figure 1 – Generic type, family and item

For some applications it may be useful to take account of “field of use” (See Annex B). However, WG 5

experts have decided to develop future harmonized standards on generic types, not on the field of use.

2.3 Use of blasting agents and military explosives

In its Annex I § (4) (a) and (b), Directive 2007/23/EC of 23 May 2007 “on the placing on the market of

pyrotechnic articles” states pyrotechnic articles must contain neither commercial blasting agents, except for

black powder or flash composition, nor military explosives.

As some T1 and T2 articles and C4 Fireworks, P1 and P2 articles already contain small amounts of

explosives (e.g. nitrocellulose with high nitrogen content, single base or double base propellants one

component of which is nitroglycerine) and must not be excluded from the European market as far as they

comply with all the other essential safety requirements, except this § (4) (a) (b) of Directive 2007/23/EC /

Annex I. Hence they must be included within the scope of preparing Standards for “other pyrotechnic articles”

and to prepare suitable guidance.
CEN/TC 212 will prepare a specific resolution on that topic.
3 Interfaces between Working Groups
3.1 Interfaces between WG 5 and WG 1
WG1 has proposed to transfer:
 electric igniters used for fireworks ignition to WG 5
 friction-ignited flash bangers to WG 3 or WG 5
 whistlers to WG 3 or WG 5

“Electric igniters used for fireworks ignition”: WG 5 accepts this proposal without restriction.

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“Friction-ignited flash bangers” and “whistlers”: WG 5 experts consider these products may enter into its scope

of work: for instance, they can be used as bird-scaring articles. They can also be used as “theatrical

pyrotechnic articles” for indoor or outdoor stage use, including film and television productions or similar use. Is

a common harmonized standard appropriate? Answer to this question will be given as early as possible during

the development phase of the corresponding harmonized standards: WG 3 and WG 5 experts will compare

their respective construction and performance requirements and propose their common view of the problem.

At present, WG 5 experts propose to create a corresponding generic type, called “Sound / Noise Emitters”,

which will include these two articles as well as other electrically or percussion actuated ones (See 4.3).

3.2 Interfaces between WG 5 and WG 2

Components of firework articles are often sold by manufacturers to other manufacturers in some European

countries. Is Directive 2007/23/EC applicable in that case? Do “Category 4 firework articles” include

components of fireworks such as stars, crackers, volcanoes, tourbillions, quick match, black match, cord

igniters, fuses or delays… from the point of view of Directive 2007/23/EC?

WG 5 experts consider the answer is positive, but with the following approach: components of fireworks must

be taken in consideration – if necessary and pertinent – by WG5 as “other pyrotechnic articles.

WG 2 and WG 5 experts have met the following agreement:

 WG 5 will treat components of fireworks when they are used in other fields than fireworks (for example,

electric igniters, quick match, black match, cord igniters, pressed fuses, stars...).

 When these components are strictly relevant to the fireworks market, they will enter into the scope of

work of WG 2 (for example, crackers, volcanoes, tourbillions).
3.3 Interfaces between WG 5 and WG 3

"Friction-ignited flash bangers” and “whistlers: See sub clause § 3.1 of this document.

Interpretation of “low hazard”: Definitions of T1 and P1 articles of Directive 2007/23/EC refer to “low hazard”

as a criterion to determine whether a “theatrical” or “other” pyrotechnic article is T1 or T2, P1 or P2. Because

“low hazard” is a very imprecise term and pyrotechnic articles already placed on the consumers market may

intrinsically present medium or high hazard from the point of view of some market surveillance organizations,

WG 3 and WG 5 have joined their efforts to give a common operative interpretation of “low hazard” for their

respective products (See 5.1 of this document).
3.4 Interfaces between WG5 and WG4

WG 4 experts consider igniters used as components in airbag inflators and other automotive pyrotechnic

devices must enter in the field of “pyrotechnic articles for vehicles” since they are specially designed for

automotive applications. In that case, WG 4 will create the corresponding standard and they will not be taken

in account by WG 5.

Such igniters may be used without modification or adaptation in other applications than automotive. WG 4 and

WG 5 experts agree on the following approach:

 Every automotive igniter will have a specific reference for its use in pyrotechnic devices for vehicles. This

reference will correspond to specific automotive specifications and qualification tests will aim to confirm

their compliance to these specifications. Type-certification will be made according to the applicable WG 4

standard. The data sheet of the product will indicate “to be only used for automotive applications”.

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 For other applications, even with an identical design, the automotive igniters will preferably have a

different reference, as they are supposed to comply with different specifications and be possibly

submitted to a different qualification process. Because WG 5 and WG 4 shall prepare separate standards

for electric igniters, a comparison of these two standards will be made to determine what standard – the

most restrictive – will be applicable when electric igniters developed for automotive industry are used

outside this industry.

 In every case, igniters which will have been submitted to type-examination according to the more

restrictive harmonized standard will not need to be tested again.
4 List of Other Pyrotechnic Articles and definitions
4.1 Preliminary inventory and definitions

An extraction of articles liable to enter in categories P1-P2 has been made from the lists of pyrotechnic articles

given in Annexes I and II of Directive 2004/57/EC of 23 April 2004. But WG 5 experts have considered these

two lists were not exhaustive enough. They have also considered some UN definitions needed to be improved

whenever it was necessary for the purpose of their future development work of harmonized standards.

Then, WG 5 experts have tried to inventory more adapted collections of articles and have drawn up a new list

of possible “other pyrotechnic articles”, with corresponding definitions. This list is given in Annex C.

This inventory has been based on the knowledge of WG 5 experts who attended the different meetings of this

working group. Examples have been given by each of them to illustrate the above definitions. These examples

are not cited in the present Technical Report, but they remain available as working documents which will

possibly be used by Project Leaders during the development phase of harmonised standards.

To assure exhaustiveness of their inventory, WG 5 experts have also made a review of substances and

articles which have been attributed a UN Number – and which are not obviously “ammunition”, “articles for use

by the police or armed forces” or “articles and substances falling merely and undoubtedly under

Directive 93/15/EEC” – has also been made to identify those which may be considered as “pyrotechnic

articles” provided some conditions are met to be determined and proposed by WG 5 experts, then fixed by the

corresponding harmonized standards.
4.2 Criteria used to determine “generic types”
This inventory shows articles which correspond to very different situations:

 some are associated to rather precise product architectures or designs, others are very general, others

are located at mid distance between these “very general” and “rather precise” articles;

 others may appear to be collections of several generic types;
 others belong to specific fields of use.

Development of harmonized standards for “other pyrotechnic articles” requires a preliminary determination of

“generic types”. WG5 experts have decided to give priority to “generic types” based on general construction or

performance characteristics without reference to their possible field of use. Exceptions would be treated later if

and only if a professional sector requires them and justifies the specific character of its requirements

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WG 5 experts have decided to generalize the construction and performance characteristics as much as

possible, after having taken notice that:

 from the point of view of public safety, it may not be relevant to distinguish such effects as heat, light, fog

and smoke, but on the contrary it may be important to keep pressure or gas flow separate when building

“generic types”;

 “generic types” must be strictly determined only by the technical design and performance characteristics

which are relevant from the point of view of the essential safety requirements of Directive 2007/23/EC;

this will lead to determine requirements on a limited number of construction and performance

characteristics;

 as a consequence of this limited number of construction and performance characteristics, possible

candidates can be grouped under a sole generic type as far as specific requirements resulting from their

different general design will be limited to a few short chapters in the corresponding harmonized

standards.

WG 5 experts have then decided to determine these generic types using two alternative criteria:

 common architecture whatever the effect as far as it leads to similar consequences in terms of public

safety: e.g. “other generators” including heat, light, fog and smoke generators (but not gas generators),

the architecture of which consists of “a casing, with an ignition device and a combustive pyrotechnic

grain, and may include a safe and arm device, filters, heat exchangers, drying charges, etc.”

 or common generic function to be fulfilled whatever the differences of design and the field of use: e.g.

“igniters and primers” including electrically, optically or mechanically actuated items, the function of which

is to “to start deflagration in an explosive train”.
4.3 Generic types: list, definitions and examples

Doing this, WG 5 experts have determined 16 generic types on which will be placed design and performance

requirements in the future harmonized standards for “other pyrotechnic articles”.

These “generic types” are the following:
Flash cartridges Gas generators (including power cartridges)
Other cartridges Smoke / Fog generators
Components for pyrotechnic trains Igniters (including primers)
Pyrotechnic cords and fuses Pyrotechnic matches
Pressed fuses Pyromechanical devices
Flares Semi finished pyrotechnic products
Noise emitters Rockets and their motors
Fuzes Heaters

For corresponding definitions, comments and description of principal effects, see Annex D.

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4.4 ESR

As said before, WG 5 experts have decided to give priority to “generic types” based on general construction or

performance characteristics without reference to their possible field of use. The construction and performance

requirements will be determined for these general characteristics in the WG 5 harmonized standards.

However, a generic function to be fulfilled in a common field of use by a given “generic type” may lead to the

necessity of specific complementary requirements. This will be treated in a specific paragraph of the

harmonized standard of this “generic type” (See 6.2).

In that harmonised standard, a specific paragraph will also be necessary to describe what must be done in the

case a new field of use lead to the same situation.

However this rule may suffer exceptions if a given field of use implies specific requirements which are too

distant from other uses of similar products to be encompassed in the same harmonized standards (e.g.

“distress signals submitted to SOLAS regulations” but, in that case, specific standards have already been

developed).

Such exceptions would be treated later if and only if a professional sector requires them and justify the

specific character of its requirements.
5 Criteria to determine whether an article belongs to Category P1 or P2
5.1 Interpretation of “low hazard”
Directive 2007/23/EC gives the following definitions of P1 and P2 articles:

Category P1: pyrotechnic articles other than fireworks and theatrical pyrotechnic articles which present

a low hazard;

Category P2: pyrotechnic articles other than fireworks and theatrical pyrotechnic articles which are

intended for handling or use only by persons with specialist knowledge.
These definitions raise the following questions:
 What means “low hazard”?

 What about products which present more than a “low hazard” and are intended for handling or use by

persons without specialist knowledge? (See Annex E).

Then WG5 experts agree that articles, under certain conditions to be detailed in the corresponding standard,

may be P1 if user’s instructions can be easily understood by every person and applied without ambiguity.

They propose to state their interpretation of “low hazard” as follows:

1) Criteria for P1 will be based on the article’s hazard and/or pyrotechnic content and weight.

2) Articles, under certain conditions to be detailed in the corresponding standards (e.g. use of a specific

tool, capacity to assure safety distances), may be P1 if user’s instructions can be easily understood

by every person and applied without ambiguity.

CEN/TC 212 has approved this interpretation at its plenary meeting on November 14 2008 in Paris

(See Resolution Nr 37/2008).
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6 Harmonized Standards
6.1 Existing documents

The only documents concerning “other pyrotechnic articles” which have been found by WG 5 experts deal with

“fastening cartridges” (See Ref. [3]). A link will be necessary with CEN/TC/213 which has the mandate to

develop harmonized standards for the tools used for wall sealing and similar appliances.

6.2 List and Titles of Harmonized Standards to be developed

WG 5 experts propose to limit the list of harmonized standards to be developed for other pyrotechnic articles

to:

 a specific standard for “ignition devices” (Cf. specific Essential Safety Requirements in Directive

2007/23/EC – See Annex I - § (5) C).

 a specific standard for other generic types, composed of five parts in the same manner as done by WG 1:

 Part 1: Terminology

 Part 2: Requirements (construction and performance requirements to comply with ESR)

 Part 3: Categorization (P1 or P2?)
 Part 4: Test Methods
 Part 5: Labelling a
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