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Reference EN 60086-5:2011
Title Primary batteries - Part 5: Safety of batteries with aqueous electrolyte
Project Number 22656
Abstract/Scope IEC 60086-5:2011 specifies tests and requirements for primary batteries with aqueous electrolyte to ensure their safe operation under intended use and reasonably foreseeable misuse. The major technical changes with respect to the previous edition are the test requirements and the harmonization of the marking clause with the other standards of the IEC 60086 series. Moreover, the table of safety pictograms was added as Annex C.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2011-04-15
Current Stage code deadline 2012-01-12
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 35
Reference Document IEC 60086-5:2011 (EQV)
ICS 29.220.10 - Primary cells and batteries
Keywords Battery; Primary; Aqueous; Electrolyte
Note Supersedes EN 60086-5:2005
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Product Life Cycle


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6060 2011-04-15 2012-01-12 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2011-04-12 2011-05-10  
5060 2010-05-21 2010-06-14 export to doc file  EN
5020 2009-09-18 2010-02-19  
1090 2009-09-15 2009-09-18  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2011-04-12
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2011-04-15
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2011-07-12
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2012-01-12
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2014-04-12


Supersedes EN 60086-5:2005
Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) EN 60068-2-6:2008
EN 60068-2-27:2009
EN 60068-2-31:2008
EN 60086-1
EN 60086-2

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