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SNV - SN EN 14035-18

Fireworks - Part 18: Hand-held fountains - Specification and test methods

inactive, Most Current
Organization: SNV
Publication Date: 1 March 2005
Status: inactive
Page Count: 37
ICS Code (Explosives. Pyrotechnics and fireworks): 71.100.30
scope:

This document specifies requirements for the construction, performance, primary packaging and labelling of hand-held fountains and the corresponding test methods. It is applicable to fireworks which are classified as hand-held fountains for outdoor use in Category 1 in EN 14035-2 and which are contained in a primary pack.

It is applicable to hand-held fountains for indoor use which are classified in Category 1 in EN 14035-2 and which contain pyrotechnic composition that is based on nitrocellulose with a mass fraction of not more than 12,6 % of nitrogen.

It is not applicable to hand-held fountains containing pyrotechnic composition that includes any of the following substances:

- arsenic or arsenic compounds;

- mixtures containing a mass fraction of chlorates greater than 80 %;

- mixtures of chlorates with metals;

- mixtures of chlorates with red phosphorus;

- mixtures of chlorates with potassium hexacyanoferrate(II);

- mixtures of chlorates with sulfur;

- 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 as mass fraction of sulfuric acid, greater than 0,002 %;

- zirconium with a particle size of less than 40 μm.

NOTE In EN 14035-2, hand-held fountains are classified as follows:

- brief description: non-metallic case containing sparks and flame producing pyrotechnic composition and designed to be held in the hand;

- principal effects: emission of sparks and flames with or without aural effect other than report or whistle.

Schemes for type testing of hand-held fountains and batch testing of hand-held fountains are specified in Annex A and Annex B respectively.

Document History

SN EN 14035-18
March 1, 2005
Fireworks - Part 18: Hand-held fountains - Specification and test methods
This document specifies requirements for the construction, performance, primary packaging and labelling of hand-held fountains and the corresponding test methods. It is applicable to fireworks which...

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