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Reference EN 61951-1:201X
Title Secondary cells and batteries containing alkaline or other non-acid electrolytes - Portable sealed rechargeable single cells - Part 1: Nickel-cadmium
Project Number 24273
Abstract/Scope IEC 61951-1:2013 specifies marking, designation, dimensions, tests and requirements for portable sealed nickel-cadmium small prismatic, cylindrical and button rechargeable single cells, suitable for use in any orientation. This third edition cancels and replaces the second edition (2003) and its amendment 1 (2005) of which it constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition: - addition of several new cell sizes; - introduction of a new cell type J; - creation of Annex A (informative): Capacity of batteries measurement.


Current Stage code 5099
Current Stage code date 2013-11-19
Current Stage code deadline 2013-12-17
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IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 21A
Reference Document IEC 61951-1:2013 (EQV)
ICS 29.220.30 - Alkaline secondary cells and batteries
Keywords Battery; Alkaline; Non-acid; Rechargeable; Nickel-cadmium
Note 2013-10-22 - Publication editing allocated to Will supersede EN 61951-1:2003 + A1:2006
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Product Life Cycle


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5099 2013-11-19 2013-12-17  
5060 2013-09-09 2013-09-30 export to doc file  EN
5020 2013-06-28 2013-09-06  
3090 2013-06-25 2013-06-28  
5060 2012-11-19 2012-12-10 export to doc file  EN
5020 2012-06-15 2012-11-16  
1090 2012-06-12 2012-06-15  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2013-11-19
date of Availability (DAV) (2)  
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2014-02-19
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2014-08-19
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2016-11-19


Supersedes EN 61951-1:2003
EN 61951-1:2003/A1:2006
Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) IEC 60050-482:2004
EN 60086-1
EN 60086-2:2011
IEC 60410
EN 61959
EN 62133

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