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Reference EN 61951-2:2003
Title Secondary cells and batteries containing alkaline or other non-acid electrolytes - Portable sealed rechargeable single cells - Part 2: Nickel-metal hydride
Project Number 15088
Abstract/Scope This part of EN 61951 specifies marking, designation, dimensions, tests and require-ments for portable sealed nickel-metal hydride, small prismatic, cylindrical and button rechargeable single cells, suitable for use in any orientation


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2003-07-09
Current Stage code deadline 2004-03-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 21A
Reference Document IEC 61951-2:2003 (EQV)
ICS 29.220.30 - Alkaline secondary cells and batteries
Keywords Battery; Alkaline; Non-acid; Rechargeable; Nickel-metal hydride
Note Supersedes EN 61436:1998, EN 61808:2000 & EN 61951-2:2001 * Superseded by EN 61951-2:2011
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6060 2003-07-09 2004-03-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 2003-06-01 2003-08-01  
5061 2003-04-29 2003-06-01  
5020 2003-01-24 2003-03-28  
4099 2003-01-21 2003-01-24  
4020 2002-02-15 2002-07-19  
3099 2002-02-12 2002-02-15  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2003-06-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2003-07-09
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2003-09-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2004-03-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2006-06-01


Supersedes EN 61436:1998
EN 61808:2000
EN 61951-2:2001
Superseded by EN 61951-2:2011
Normative reference (6) IEC 60050-486:1991
EN 60051-1:1998
EN 60086-1:2001
IEC 60410:1973
IEC 60485:1974
EN 61959:2004
corr. June 2004

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