Pyrotechnic articles - Fireworks, Categories 1, 2, and 3 - Part 5: Requirements for construction and performance

This European Standard specifies requirements for the construction, performance and primary packaging of fireworks of category 1, 2 and 3 of the following types: aerial wheels; bangers; batteries and combinations; batteries with external support; Bengal flames; Bengal matches; Bengal sticks; Christmas crackers; combinations; combinations with external support; compound fireworks; crackling granules; double bangers; flash bangers; flash pellets; fountains; ground movers; ground spinners; hand-held sparklers; jumping crackers; jumping ground spinners; mines; mini rockets; non-hand-held sparklers; novelty matches; party poppers; rockets; Roman candles; serpents; shot tubes; snaps; spinners; table bombs; throwdowns; wheels.

Pyrotechnische Gegenstände - Feuerwerkskörper, Kategorien 1, 2 und 3 - Teil 5: Anforderungen an Konstruktion und Funktion

Diese Europäische Norm legt Anforderungen an Konstruktion, Funktion und Ursprungs- oder Sortimentsverpackung von Feuerwerkskörpern fest. Sie gilt für Feuerwerkskörper der Kategorien F1, F2 und F3 nach EN 15947 2:2015.
Diese Europäische Norm gilt nicht für Gegenstände, die detonative Sprengstoffe außer Schwarzpulver oder Blitzsatz enthalten.
Diese Europäische Norm gilt nicht für Gegenstände, die einen pyrotechnischen Satz enthalten, in welchem irgendeiner der nachfolgend aufgeführten Stoffe enthalten ist:
-   Arsen und Arsenverbindungen;
-   Hexachlorbenzol;
-   Mischungen mit einem Massenanteil an Chloraten von mehr als 80 %;
-   Mischungen von Chloraten mit Metallen;
-   Mischungen von Chloraten mit rotem Phosphor (außer bei Verwendung in Knallbonbons, Party-Knallern oder Knallziehbändern);
-   Mischungen von Chloraten mit Kaliumhexacyanoferrat(II);
-   Mischungen von Chloraten mit Schwefel (diese Mischungen sind nur für Reibköpfe zulässig);
-   Mischungen von Chloraten mit Sulfiden;
-   Blei oder Bleiverbindungen;
-   Quecksilberverbindungen;
-   weißer Phosphor;
-   Pikrate und Pikrinsäure;
-   Kaliumchlorat mit einem Massenanteil an Bromaten von mehr als 0,15 %;
-   Schwefel mit einem Säuregehalt von mehr als 0,002 %, angegeben als Massenanteil von Schwefelsäure;
-   Zirkon mit einer Korngröße von weniger als 40 µm.

Articles pyrotechniques - Artifices de divertissement, Catégories 1, 2, et 3 - Partie 5 : Exigences de construction et de performances

La présente Norme européenne spécifie les exigences de construction, de performances et d’emballage primaire ou d’assortiment des artifices de divertissement. Elle s’applique aux artifices de divertissement des catégories F1, F2 et F3 conformément au FprEN 15947 2:2015.
La présente Norme européenne ne s’applique pas aux articles contenant des explosifs détonants, à l’exception de la poudre noire ou d’une composition flash.
La présente Norme européenne ne s’applique pas aux articles contenant une composition pyrotechnique comprenant l’une des substances suivantes :
   arsenic ou composés d’arsenic ;
   hexachlorure de benzène ;
   mélanges contenant une fraction massique de chlorates supérieure à 80 % ;
   mélanges de chlorates et de métaux ;
   mélanges de chlorates et de phosphore rouge (sauf lorsque utilisés dans les pétards papillote, les party poppers ou les pétards à tirette) ;
   mélanges de chlorates et d’hexacyanoferrate de potassium (II) ;
   mélanges de chlorates et de soufre (ces mélanges sont autorisés pour les têtes à friction uniquement) ;
   mélanges de chlorates et de sulfures ;
   plomb ou composés de plomb ;
   composés de mercure ;
   phosphore blanc ;
   picrates ou acide picrique ;
   mélange de chlorate de potassium + bromates avec un pourcentage de bromates supérieur à 0,15 % ;
   soufre présentant une acidité, exprimée en fraction massique d’acide sulfurique, supérieure à 0,002 % ;
   zirconium de granulométrie inférieure à 40 µm.

Pirotehnični izdelki - Ognjemetni izdelki, kategorije 1, 2 in 3 - 5. del: Zahteve za izdelavo in delovanje

Ta evropski standard določa zahteve za izdelavo, delovanje in primarno embalažo ognjemetnih izdelkov kategorije 1, 2 in 3 naslednjih vrst: zračna kolesa, petarde, baterije in kombinacije, baterije z zunanjo podporo, bengalski ogenj, bengalske vžigalice, bengalske paličice, božične petarde, kombinacije, kombinacije z zunanjo podporo, sestavljeni ognjemeti, prasketajoče kroglice, dvojne petarde, bliskajoče petarde, bliskajoči peleti, fontane, izdelki, ki se premikajo po tleh, talne vrtavke, svečke, ki se držijo v roki, skakajoče petarde, skakajoče talne vrtavke, mine, mini rakete, svečke, ki se ne držijo v roki, zabavne vžigalice, uničevalci zabave, rakete, rimske sveče, kače, strelne tube, pokalice, vrtavke, namizne bombice, pokalice, ki se jih vrže na tla, kolesa.

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06-Nov-2014
Publication Date
16-Dec-2015
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6060 - National Implementation/Publication (Adopted Project)
Start Date
16-Dec-2015
Due Date
20-Feb-2016
Completion Date
17-Dec-2015

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2003-01.Slovenski inštitut za standardizacijo. Razmnoževanje celote ali delov tega standarda ni dovoljeno.Pyrotechnische Gegenstände - Feuerwerkskörper, Kategorien 1, 2 und 3 - Teil 5: Anforderungen an Konstruktion und FunktionArticles pyrotechniques - Artifices de divertissement, Catégories 1, 2, et 3 - Partie 5 : Exigences de construction et de performancesPyrotechnic articles - Fireworks, Categories 1, 2, and 3 - Part 5: Requirements for construction and performance71.100.30Eksplozivi. PirotehnikaExplosives. PyrotechnicsICS:Ta slovenski standard je istoveten z:EN 15947-5:2015SIST EN 15947-5:2016en,fr,de01-februar-2016SIST EN 15947-5:2016SLOVENSKI

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EN 15947-5:2015 (E) 2 Contents Page

European foreword ....................................................................................................................................................... 4 1 Scope .................................................................................................................................................................... 5 2 Normative references .................................................................................................................................... 5 3 Terms and definitions ................................................................................................................................... 6 4 Construction ...................................................................................................................................................... 6 4.1 Construction materials (type test and batch test)............................................................................... 6 4.1.1 General requirements ................................................................................................................................... 6 4.1.2 Specific requirements .................................................................................................................................... 6 4.2 Length of handle (type test and batch test) ........................................................................................... 7 4.3 Permitted elements in batteries, batteries requiring external support, combinations and combinations requiring external support (type test and batch test) .................................. 8 4.4 Dimensions for mini rockets (type test and batch test) .................................................................... 8 4.5 Specific requirements for compound firework (type and batch test) ......................................... 8 5 Pyrotechnic composition (type test) ........................................................................................................ 9 6 Means of ignition .......................................................................................................................................... 11 6.1 Permitted means of ignition (type test and batch test) .................................................................. 11 6.2 Protection of initial fuse (type test and batch test) ......................................................................... 13 6.3 Attachment of means of ignition (type test and batch test) .......................................................... 13 6.4 Fuse requirements (type test and batch test) .................................................................................... 14 6.4.1 General requirements ................................................................................................................................ 14 6.4.2 Specific requirements ................................................................................................................................. 14 7 Performance .................................................................................................................................................. 14 7.1 Properties to be checked before functioning tests .......................................................................... 14 7.1.1 Loose pyrotechnic composition after mechanical conditioning (type test) ........................... 14 7.1.2 Integrity (type test and batch test) ........................................................................................................ 14 7.1.3 Stabilization of flight (type test and batch test) ................................................................................ 15 7.1.4 Other requirements (type test) ............................................................................................................... 15 7.2 Properties to be checked during functioning tests (type test and batch test) ....................... 16 7.2.1 Principal effects ............................................................................................................................................ 16 7.2.2 Functioning ..................................................................................................................................................... 16 7.2.3 Angle of ascent or flight ............................................................................................................................. 16 7.2.4 Motion .............................................................................................................................................................. 16 7.2.5 Stability during functioning ..................................................................................................................... 16 7.2.6 Height of explosion ...................................................................................................................................... 17 7.2.7 Sound pressure level ................................................................................................................................... 17 7.2.8 Explosions and other failures .................................................................................................................. 17 7.2.9 Burning or incandescent matter ............................................................................................................. 18 7.2.10 Extinguishing of flames .............................................................................................................................. 18 7.2.11 Projected debris ........................................................................................................................................... 19 7.2.12 Burning rate of pyrotechnic composition ........................................................................................... 20 7.2.13 Pull-string or -strip ...................................................................................................................................... 20 7.3 Properties to be checked after functioning tests (type test and batch test) ........................... 20 SIST EN 15947-5:2016

EN 15947-5:2015 (E) 3 7.3.1 Droop ................................................................................................................................................................ 20 7.3.2 Plastics body ................................................................................................................................................... 20 7.3.3 Rocket motor .................................................................................................................................................. 20 7.3.4 Integrity after functioning ......................................................................................................................... 21 8 Primary pack or selection pack (type test and batch test) ............................................................ 21 9 Type testing .................................................................................................................................................... 21 9.1 General ............................................................................................................................................................. 21 9.2 Number of items to be tested ................................................................................................................... 22 9.3 Number of primary packs to be examined .......................................................................................... 23 9.4 Test report ...................................................................................................................................................... 23 10 Batch testing ................................................................................................................................................... 23 10.1 General ............................................................................................................................................................. 23 10.2 Sampling plans ............................................................................................................................................... 23 10.3 Unit of product ............................................................................................................................................... 24 10.4 Nonconformities ........................................................................................................................................... 24 10.5 Test report ...................................................................................................................................................... 25 10.6 Acceptance or rejection of a batch.......................................................................................................... 26 10.6.1 Nonconforming units ................................................................................................................................... 26 10.6.2 Critical nonconforming units ................................................................................................................... 26 10.6.3 Major nonconforming units ...................................................................................................................... 26 10.6.4 Minor nonconforming units ...................................................................................................................... 26 10.6.5 Fireworks supplied in primary packs or selection packs .............................................................. 26 Annex ZA (informative) Relationship between this European Standard and the Essential Requirements of EU Directive 2013/29/EU on the harmonization of the laws of the Member States relating to the making available on the market of pyrotechnic articles .............................................................................................................................................................. 27 Bibliography ................................................................................................................................................................. 29

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EN 15947-5:2015 (E) 4 European foreword This document (EN 15947-5:2015) has been prepared by Technical Committee CEN/TC 212 “Pyrotechnic articles”, the secretariat of which is held by NEN. This European Standard shall be given the status of a national standard, either by publication of an identical text or by endorsement, at the latest by June 2016, and conflicting national standards shall be withdrawn at the latest by June 2016. Attention is drawn to the possibility that some of the elements of this document may be the subject of patent rights. CEN [and/or CENELEC] shall not be held responsible for identifying any or all such patent rights. This document supersedes EN 15947-5:2010. This document has been prepared under a mandate given to CEN by the European Commission and the European Free Trade Association, and supports essential requirements of EU Directive(s). For relationship with EU Directive(s), see informative Annex ZA, which is an integral part of this document. Directive 2007/23/EC on the placing on the market of pyrotechnic articles is repealed with effect from 1 July 2015 and replaced by Directive 2013/29/EU on the harmonization of the laws of the Member States relating to the making available on the market of pyrotechnic articles. However, by way of derogation from this, point 4 of Annex I to Directive 2007/23/EC was repealed by Directive 2013/29/EU with effect from 4 July 2013 and the new ESR 4 (a), 4 (b) and 4 (c) of Directive 2013/29/EU are already in force and applicable since 4th July 2013. This European Standard is one of the series of standards as listed below: — EN 15947-1, Pyrotechnic articles — Fireworks, Categories F1, F2 and F3 — Part 1: Terminology; — EN 15947-2, Pyrotechnic articles — Fireworks, Categories F1, F2 and F3 — Part 2: Categories and types of firework; — EN 15947-3, Pyrotechnic articles — Fireworks, Categories F1, F2 and F3 — Part 3: Minimum labelling requirements; — EN 15947-4, Pyrotechnic articles — Fireworks, Categories F1, F2 and F3 — Part 4: Test methods; — EN 15947-5, Pyrotechnic articles — Fireworks, Categories F1, F2 and F3 — Part 5: Requirements for construction and performance. According to the CEN-CENELEC Internal Regulations, the national standards organizations of the following countries are bound to implement this European Standard: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom. SIST EN 15947-5:2016

EN 15947-5:2015 (E) 5 1 Scope This European Standard specifies requirements for construction, performance and primary or selection packaging of fireworks. It is applicable to fireworks in categories F1, F2 and F3 according to EN 15947-2:2015. This European Standard does not apply for articles containing detonative explosives except for black powder or flash composition. This European Standard does not apply for articles containing pyrotechnic composition that includes any of the following substances: — arsenic or arsenic compounds; — hexachlorobenzene; — mixtures containing a mass fraction of chlorates greater than 80 %; — mixtures of chlorates with metals; — mixtures of chlorates with red phosphorus (except when used in Christmas crackers, party poppers or snaps); — mixtures of chlorates with potassium hexacyanoferrate(II); — mixtures of chlorates with sulfur (these mixtures are allowed for friction heads only); — mixtures of chlorates with sulfides; — lead or lead compounds; — mercury compounds; — white phosphorus; — picrates or picric acid; — potassium chlorate with a mass fraction of bromates greater than 0,15 %; — sulfur with an acidity, expressed in mass fraction of sulphuric acid, greater than 0,002 %; — zirconium with a particle size of less than 40 µm. 2 Normative references The following documents, in whole or in part, are normatively referenced in this document and are indispensable for its application. For dated references, only the edition cited applies. For undated references, the latest edition of the referenced document (including any amendments) applies. EN 15947-1:2015, Pyrotechnic articles — Fireworks, Categories F1, F2 and F3 — Part 1: Terminology EN 15947-2:2015, Pyrotechnic articles — Fireworks, Categories F1, F2 and F3 — Part 2: Categories and types of firework SIST EN 15947-5:2016

EN 15947-5:2015 (E) 6 EN 15947-3:2015, Pyrotechnic articles — Fireworks, Categories F1, F2 and F3 — Part 3: Minimum labelling requirements EN 15947-4:2015, Pyrotechnic articles — Fireworks, Categories F1, F2 and F3 — Part 4: Test Methods EN 16265:2015, Pyrotechnic articles — Other pyrotechnic articles — Ignition devices ISO 2859-1, Sampling procedures for inspection by attributes — Part 1: Sampling schemes indexed by acceptance quality limit (AQL) for lot-by-lot inspection 3 Terms and definitions For the purposes of this document, the terms and definitions given in EN 15947-1:2015 apply. 4 Construction 4.1 Construction materials (type test and batch test) 4.1.1 General requirements — The body of the firework case shall be made of paper, cardboard or plastics. The base (end closures) or means of fixing shall be made of non-metallic material. Where technically necessary, wood, staples, nails, aluminium coated foil or binding wires may be used. Conformity to this requirement shall be verified by visual examination. — For articles fitted with a friction head: the primary pack shall be fitted with a striking surface for safety matches. Conformity to this requirement shall be verified by visual examination. — The striking surface shall be resistant enough to allow ignition of all the articles included within the primary pack when tested in accordance with EN 15947-4:2015, 6.16. The striking surface on the pack shall be covered or the pack shall be sealed, verified by visual examination. 4.1.2 Specific requirements — For bangers and flash bangers: cardboard wrapped in cord is permitted as construction material. — For batteries and batteries requiring external support the tubes of mines, Roman candles or shot tubes shall have a maximum angle of 30° to the vertical, when tested in accordance with EN 15947-4:2015, 6.18. For combinations and combinations requiring external support this requirement applies to the tubes of mines, Roman candles and shot tubes. — For Bengal matches and Bengal sticks: the stick shall be made of wood. — For Christmas crackers and snaps: the overlapping strips shall be made of cardboard, paper or string. — For jumping crackers: the firework case shall be made of paper only. — For mini rockets: the tube containing the propellant charge shall be made of cardboard or, when no report charge is present, plastics. — For novelty matches: the stick shall be made of cardboard or wood. SIST EN 15947-5:2016

EN 15947-5:2015 (E) 7 — For party poppers: the shape shall not be confused with a gun. — For rockets: the tube containing the propellant charge shall be made of cardboard, plastics or sheathed aluminium. — For Roman candles and shot tubes: the case, if any, of the pyrotechnic unit, shall be made of paper, cardboard or plastics. — For Roman candles: the inside diameter of the tube shall not exceed 30 mm. Conformity to this requirement shall be verified by the method described in EN 15947-4:2015, 6.1.5. — For shot tubes: the inside diameter of the tube shall not exceed 30 mm (category F2) or 50 mm (category F3). Conformity to these requirements shall be verified by the method described in EN 15947-4:2015, 6.1.5. — For spinners: the aerofoils, if any, shall be made of cardboard or plastics. — For throwdowns: the body shall be made of tissue paper or foil. Conformity to above requirements shall be verified by visual examination, unless stated otherwise. 4.2 Length of handle (type test and batch test) — For Bengal matches: the uncoated end of a Bengal match (handle) shall have a length of at least 40 % of the total length of the Bengal match with a minimum of 20 mm. — For Bengal sticks: the uncoated end of a Bengal stick (handle) shall have a minimum length of 75 mm. — For hand-held fountains: the end of the firework case of a hand-held fountain which is not filled with pyrotechnic composition and which acts as a handle, or the handle, if the handle is a separate component, shall have a minimum length of 40 mm. — For hand-held sparklers: a category F1 hand-held sparkler shall have a minimum handle length of 75 mm; a category F2 hand-held sparkler shall have a minimum handle length of 75 mm when the total length does not exceed 450 mm and 150 mm when the total length is more than 450 mm. — For novelty matches: the uncoated end of a novelty match (handle) shall have a minimum length of 20 mm. Conformity to above requirements shall be verified by the test method described in EN 15947-4:2015, 6.1.1.2.1 or 6.1.1.2.2. — For Christmas crackers and snaps: the total length of the pull-strip or -string shall be at least 50 mm. — For party poppers: the length of the pull-string shall be at least 75 mm. Conformity to above requirements shall be verified by the method described in EN 15947-4:2015, 6.1.4. SIST EN 15947-5:2016

EN 15947-5:2015 (E) 8 4.3 Permitted elements in batteries, batteries requiring external support, combinations and combinations requiring external support (type test and batch test) The following elements may be used in batteries and batteries requiring external support: bangers and flash bangers, Bengal flames, crackling granules, fountains, ground spinners, mines, rockets (assembled in a launcher), Roman candles, spinners, shot tubes and wheels; the same limits (mass, composition, etc.) as given in Table 1 apply to these elements. The following elements may be used in combinations and combinations requiring external support: bangers and flash bangers, Bengal flames, fountains, mines, Roman candles, shot tubes, spinners and wheels; the same limits (mass, composition, etc.) as given in Table 1 apply to these elements. Conformity to above requirements shall be verified by visual examination. 4.4 Dimensions for mini rockets (type test and batch test) When tested in accordance with EN 15947-4:2015, 6.1.5 and 6.1.3, mini rockets shall have the following dimensions: — outer diameter of tube: maximum 10 mm; — length of tube: maximum 60 mm; — total length: minimum 250 mm, maximum 350 mm. 4.5 Specific requirements for compound firework (type and batch test) Only CE marked articles from categories F1, F2, F3 or P1 (pyrotechnic cords and fuses only, as specified in EN 16265:2015) shall be used in compound fireworks. There shall be no constructional changes of the individually CE marked articles within the compound firework. The connection between the fireworks articles shall be done by the manufacturer only. The category of a compound firework shall be determined by the highest category amongst the individual fireworks in the compound firework and the NEC limits given in Table 1, whichever is the highest. The requirements for the single fireworks shall comply with the requirements of this standard. The single fireworks shall be fixed onto a non-metallic base plate to increase stability during functioning. All single fireworks shall remain in their initial position during functioning. The manufacturer shall provide technical drawings of the compound fireworks and part lists of all incorporated pyrotechnic articles (fireworks category F1, F2, F3 as well as P1). The type and batch tests shall include a check of the documents and outer dimensions. The outer dimensions shall be verified by the method described in EN 15947-4:2015, 6.1.3. If transmitting fuses are used to connect the individual fireworks articles, only P1 fuses, which do not burn instantaneously, shall be used. Every single article in a compound firework shall be oriented as individually type tested. Elements which guarantee the stability of the firework during its functioning as single articles may be omitted if fixing on a base plate is sufficient. Such elements include loose attachment bases, metal fixings (loops)/spikes to be inserted in the ground, foldable bases and packaging with fixing functions. Compound fireworks shall be supplied in a primary pack. SIST EN 15947-5:2016

EN 15947-5:2015 (E) 9 5 Pyrotechnic composition (type test) When tested in accordance with EN 15947-4:2015, 6.2.2, the net explosive contents shall comply with Table 1. For report and/or bursting charges with a composition other than black powder, nitrate/metal-based compositions or perchlorate/metal-based compositions the same upper limits as for perchlorate/metal-based compositions apply. Table 1 — Pyrotechnic composition Firework types Cat. F Net explosive content aerial wheels 3 Not more than 160 g, shall not contain more than eight pyrotechnic units. A pyrotechnic unit shall have a net explosive content of not more than 20 g. A report charge, if any, shall have a net explosive content of not more than 10,0 g of black powder or 4,0 g of nitrate/metal-based report composition or 2,0 g of perchlorate/metal-based report composition. bangers 2 Not more than 6,0 g black powder. 3 Not more than 10,0 g black powder. batteries, batteries requiring external support, Combinations and Combinations requiring external support 2 A battery, battery requiring external support, combination or combination requiring external support, except a combination and combination requiring external support containing fountains, shall have a net explosive content of not more than 500 g; the net explosive content of a combination and combination requiring external support containing fountains shall have a net explosive content of not more than 600 g, of which not more than 500 g shall be contained in elements other than fountains; the net explosive content of a battery and a battery requiring external support containing fountains shall have a net explosive content of not more than 600 g. Bangers used in batteries, batteries requiring external support, combinations or combinations requiring external support shall have a total net explosive content of not more than 100 g. Flash bangers used in batteries, batteries requiring external support, combinations or combinations requiring external support shall have a total net explosive content of not more than 25 g. 3 A battery, battery requiring external support, combination or combination requiring external support, except a combination and combination requiring external support containing fountains, shall have a net explosive content of not more than 1 000 g; a combination and a combination requiring external support containing fountains shall have a net explosive content of not more than 3 000 g, of which not more than 1 000 g shall be contained in elements other than fountains; a battery and a battery requiring external support containing fountains shall have a net explosive content of not more than 3 000 g. Bangers used in batteries, batteries requiring external support, combinations or combinations requiring external support shall have a total net explosive content of not more than 1 000 g. Flash bangers used in batteries, batteries requiring external support, combinations or combinations requiring external support shall have a total net explosive content of not more than 250 g. Bengal flames 1 Not more than 20 g. 2 Not more than 250 g. 3 Not more than 1 000 g. Bengal matches 1 Not more than 3,0 g. Bengal sticks 1 Not more than 7,5 g. 2 Not more than 50 g. Christmas crackers 1 Not more than 16,0 mg report composition based on potassium chlorate and red phosphorous, or not more than 1,6 mg silver fulminate as report composition. Compound fireworks 2 Not more than 2 000 g; the respective NEC limits of the included fireworks types apply independently. SIST EN 15947-5:2016

EN 15947-5:2015 (E) 10 Firework types Cat. F Net explosive content 3 Not more than 4 000 g; the respective NEC limits of the included fireworks types apply independently. crackling granules 1 Not more than 3,0 g. 2 Not more than 15 g. double banger 2 Not more than 10,0 g black powder. flash bangers 2 Not more than 1,0 g for nitrate/metal-based report composition or not more than 0,5 g for perchlorate/metal-based report composition. 3 Not more than 10,0 g for nitrate/metal-based report composition or not more than 5,0 g for perchlorate/metal-based report composition. flash pellet 1 Not more than 2,0 g. 2 Not more than 30 g. fountains 1 Not more than 7,5 g (for indoor use: pyrotechnic composition that is based on nitrocellulose with a mass fraction of not more than 12,6 % of nitrogen, with no additional oxidizing substances). 2 Not more than 250 g, each whistle unit, if any, not more than 5,0 g. 3 Not more than 1 000 g, each whistle unit, if any, not more than 20 g. ground movers 2 Not more than 25 g, each pyrotechnic unit not more than 3,

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