Sample preparation for measurement of mercury level in fluorescent lamps

This International Standard specifies sample preparation methods for determining mercury levels in new tubular fluorescent lamps (including single capped, double capped, self-ballasted and CCFL for backlighting) containing 0,1 mg mercury or more. The intended resolution of the methods described in this standard is of the order of 5 %. Mercury level measurement of spent lamps is excluded, as during lamp operation, mercury gradually diffuses into the glass wall and reacts with the glass materials. The test method of this standard does not recover mercury that is diffused into or reacted with or otherwise incorporated irreversibly with the glass wall of discharge tubes. This standard does not contain information on measurement. Measurement is specified in IEC 62321.

Vorbereitung des Prüfmusters zur Messung des Quecksilbergehalts in Leuchtstofflampen

Préparation des échantillons en vue de la mesure du niveau de mercure dans les lampes fluorescentes

Priprava vzorca za merjenje ravni živega srebra v fluorescenčnih sijalkah - Dopolnilo A1 (IEC 62554:2011/A1:2017)

Ta mednarodni standard določa metode za pripravo vzorcev za ugotavljanje ravni živega srebra v novih cevastih fluorescenčnih sijalkah (vključno s sijalkami z enim vznožkom, dvema vznožkoma, z vgrajeno predstikalno napravo in hladno katodo za osvetlitev ozadja), ki vsebujejo 0,1 mg živega srebra ali več. Načrtovana realizacija metod, opisanih v tem standardu, znaša 5 %. Izmerjena raven živega srebra v izrabljenih svetilkah je izključena, saj se med delovanjem žarnice živo srebro postopoma razprši v stekleno steno in reagira s steklenimi materiali. Preskusna metoda tega standarda ne vključuje živega srebra, ki se razprši v stekleno steno ali z njo reagira oz. se kako drugače neprekinjeno zlije s stekleno steno razelektritvenih cevi. Ta standard ne vsebuje podatkov o merjenju. Merjenje je določeno v standardu IEC 62321.

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Sample preparation for measurement of mercury level in fluorescent lamps (IEC
Vorbereitung des Prüfmusters zur Messung des Quecksilbergehalts in
Leuchtstofflampen (IEC 62554:2011/A1:2017)
Préparation des échantillons en vue de la mesure du niveau de mercure dans les lampes
fluorescentes (IEC 62554:2011/A1:2017)
Ta slovenski standard je istoveten z: EN IEC 62554:2011/A1:2018
29.140.30 )OXRUHVFHQþQHVLMDONH6LMDONH Fluorescent lamps.
Discharge lamps
2003-01.Slovenski inštitut za standardizacijo. Razmnoževanje celote ali delov tega standarda ni dovoljeno.


February 2018
ICS 29.140.30
English Version
Sample preparation for measurement of mercury level in
fluorescent lamps
(IEC 62554:2011/A1:2017)
Préparation des échantillons en vue de la mesure du niveau Vorbereitung des Prüfmusters zur Messung des
de mercure dans les lampes fluorescentes Quecksilbergehalts in Leuchtstofflampen
(IEC 62554:2011/A1:2017) (IEC 62554:2011/A1:2017)
This amendment A1 modifies the European Standard EN 62554:2011; it was approved by CENELEC on 2017-11-22. CENELEC members
are bound to comply with the CEN/CENELEC Internal Regulations which stipulate the conditions for giving this amendment the status of a
national standard without any alteration.
Up-to-date lists and bibliographical references concerning such national standards may be obtained on application to the CEN-CENELEC
Management Centre or to any CENELEC member.
This amendment exists in three official versions (English, French, German). A version in any other language made by translation under the
responsibility of a CENELEC member into its own language and notified to the CEN-CENELEC Management Centre has the same status as
the official versions.
CENELEC members are the national electrotechnical committees of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic,
Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia,
Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden,
Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom.

European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization
Comité Européen de Normalisation Electrotechnique
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© 2018 CENELEC All rights of exploitation in any form and by any means reserved worldwide for CENELEC Members.
Ref. No. EN 62554:2011/A1:2018 E

European foreword
The text of document 34A/1997/CDV, future edition 1 of IEC 62554:2011/A1:2017, prepared by
SC 34A "Lamps" of IEC/TC 34 "Lamps and related equipment" was submitted to the IEC-CENELEC
parallel vote and approved by CENELEC as EN IEC 62554:2011/A1:2018.

The following dates are fixed:
• latest date by which the document has to be (dop) 2018-08-22
implemented at national level by
publication of an identical national
standard or by endorsement
(dow) 2020-11-22
• latest date by which the national
standards conflicting with the
document have to be withdrawn
Attention is drawn to the possibility that some of the elements of this document may be the subject of
patent rights. CENELEC shall not be held responsible for identifying any or all such patent rights.

Endorsement notice
The text of the International Standard IEC 62554:2011/A1:2017 was approved by CENELEC as a
European Standard without any modification.
In the official version, for Bibliography, the following note has to be added for the standard indicated :

IEC 62321 (series) NOTE Harmonized as EN 62321 (series).
Replace Annex ZA of EN 62554:2011 by the following:
Annex ZA
Normative references to international publications
with their corresponding European publications

The following documents are referred to in the text in such a way that some or all of their content
constitutes requirements of this document. For date

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