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Rechargeable Battery Standards

Standards Setting and Safety Testing Organisations

General Battery Standards

Lithium Battery Standards

Nickel Metal Hydride Battery Standards

Nickel Cadmium Battery Standards

Lead Acid Battery Standards

Photovoltaic Battery Standards

Safety Standards

Automotive Battery Standards

Aircraft Battery Standards

Military Standards for Batteries, Software, EMC/RFI, Safety & Quality

Radio Battery Standards

Standby Power Systems Standards

Software Standards

EMC/RFI Standards

Battery Monitoring Standards

Battery Recycling and Disposal Standards

Other Related Electrical Standards

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Quality Standards

Standards Setting and Safety Testing Organisations

Abbreviation Name

AENOR Asociacin Espaola de Normalizacin y Certificacin (Spain)

ANSI American National Standards Institute sponsored by NEMA

AS Australian Standard

ASE Association Suisse des Electriciens (Swiss)

ASQC American Society for Quality Control

ASTM American Society for Testing and Materials

ATEX Explosive Atmospheres (Safety directive)

BCI Battery Council International (Publishes Automotive Battery Standards)

BS British Standards

CARB California Air Resources Board (Automotive Emission Standards)

CE Conformance with EU directives

CEN European Committee for Normalisation (Standards Committee)


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CENELEC European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardisation

CISPA International Special Committee on Radio Interference

CODATA Committee on Data for Science and Technology (Committee of ICSU)

CSA Canadian Standards Association

DEF Defence Standards (UK)

DEMKO Danmarks Electriske Materielkontrol (Denmark)

DIN Deutsches Institut fr Normung (German Institute for Standardisation)

ECE Economic Commission for Europe regulations.

EIA Electronics Industry Association (USA)

EN European Norms (Standards)

FCC Federal Communications Commission (USA)

FIMKO Finnish Electrical Inspectorate

FIPA Foundation for Intelligent Physical Agents (Interoperability standards)

GB Guo Biao = National Standard (People's Republic of China)

HSE Health & Safety Executive (UK)

ICSU International Council for Science

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IEC International Electrotechnical Commission

IEE Institution of Electrical Engineers (UK)

IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (USA)

IMQ Instituto Italiano del Marchio de Qualit

ISO International Standards Organisation

JIS Japanese Industrial Standard

KEMA Keuring van Elektrotechnishe Materialen (Netherlands)

KIST Korean Institute of Standards and Technology

MIL Military Standards (USA)

MISRA Motor Industry Software Reliability Association (UK)

MVEG Motor Vehicle Emission Group (EU Emission standards)

NAMAS National Measurement Accreditation Service (UK Calibration)

NEMA National Electric Manufacturers Association (USA)

NEMKO Norges Electriske Materiellkontroll (Norway)

NF Norme Franaise (France)

NFPA National Fire Protection Association (USA)

NIJ
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National Institute of Justice (USA)

OSHA US Department of Labor

- Occupational Safety & Health Administration

OVE Osterreichischer Verband fr Elektrotechnik (Austria)

PowerNet Automotive 42 Volt Battery Standard

RESNA Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technology Society of North America

SAE Society of Automotive Engineers (USA)

SEMKO Svenska Elektriska Materielcontrollanstalten (Sweden)

SEV Schweitzerischer Elektrotechnische Verein (Swiss)

STANAG NATO Standards Agreements

STRD DTI Standards and Technical Regulations Directorate (UK)

TIA Telecommunications Industry Association (USA)

TR Technical Report (Used by IEC)

TV TV Rheinland Group (TUV - Technical Inspection Asssociation)

UKAS UK Accreditation Service (Assessment of test services)/(Calibration)

UL Underwriters Laboratories Requirements (USA)

USABC United States Advanced Battery Consortium

USNEC United States National Electrical Code


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UTE Union Technique de l'Electricite (France)

VDE Verband Deutscher Elektrotechniker (Germany)

General Battery Standards

Standard Number Title

IEC 60050 International electrotechnical vocabulary. Chapter 486: Secondary cells and batteries.

IEC 60086-1, BS 387

Primary Batteries - General

IEC 60086-2, BS Batteries - General

ANSI C18.1M Portable Primary Cells and Batteries with Aqueous Electrolyte - General and Specifications

ANSI C18.2M Portable Rechargeable Cells and Batteries - General and Specifications

ANSI C18.3M Portable Lithium Primary Cells and Batteries - General and Specifications

UL 2054 Safety of Commercial and Household Battery Packs - Testing

IEEE 1625 Standard for Rechargeable Batteries for Mobile Computers

USNEC Article 480 Storage Batteries

ISO 9000
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A series of quality management systems standards created by the ISO. They are not specific to products or services, but apply to the processes that create them.

ISO 9001: 2000 Model for quality assurance in design, development, production, installation and servicing.

ISO 14000 A series of environmental management systems standards created by the ISO.

ISO/IEC/EN 17025 General Requirements for the Competence of Calibration and Testing Laboratories

Lithium Battery Standards

Standard Number Title

BS 2G 239:1992 Specification for primary active lithium batteries for use in aircraft

BS EN 60086-4:2000, IEC 60086-4:2000 Primary batteries. Safety standard for lithium batteries

BS EN 61960-1:2001, IEC 61960-1:2000 Secondary lithium cells and batteries for portable applications. Secondary lithium cells

BS EN 61960-2:2002, IEC 61960-2:2001 Secondary lithium cells and batteries for portable applications. Secondary lithium batteries

02/208497 DC IEC 61960. Ed.1. Secondary cells and batteries containing alkaline or other non-acid electrolytes. Secondary lithium cells and batteries for portable applications

02/209100 DC IEC 62281. Ed.1. Safety of primary and secondary lithium cells and batteries during transport

BS G 239:1987 Specification for primary active lithium batteries for use in aircraft

BS EN 60086-4:1996, IEC 60086-4:1996 Primary batteries. Safety standard for lithium batteries

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UL 1642 Safety of Lithium-Ion Batteries - Testing

GB /T18287-2000 Chinese National Standard for Lithium Ion batteries for mobile phones

ST/SG/AC.10/27/

Add.2

United Nations recommendations on the transport of dangerous goods

Nickel Metal Hydride Battery Standards

Standard Number Title

BS EN 61436:1998, IEC 61436:1998 Secondary cells and batteries containing alkaline or other non-acid electrolytes. Sealed nickel-metal hydride rechargeable single cells

BS EN 61808:2001, IEC 61808:1999 Secondary cells and batteries containing alkaline or other non-acid electrolytes. Sealed nickel-metal hydride button rechargeable single cells

BS EN 61951-2:2001, IEC 61951-2:2001 Secondary cells and batteries containing alkaline or other non-acid electrolytes. Portable sealed rechargeable single cells. Nickel-metal hydride

BS EN 61951-2:2003 Secondary cells and batteries containing alkaline or other non-acid electrolytes. Portable sealed rechargeable single cells. Nickel-metal hydride

96/216533 DC IEC 1808. Sealed nickel-metal hydride button rechargeable single cells (IEC Document 21A/207/CD)

97/204158 DC IEC 1441. Secondary cells and batteries containing alkaline or other non-acid electrolytes. User-replaceable batteries
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containing more than one sealed nickel-metal hydride rechargeable cell for consumer electronic applications (21A/212/CD)

00/246138 DC BS EN 61436 Ed 2. Sealed nickel-metal hydride rechargeable single cells (IEC Document 21A/303/CD)

GB/T18288-2000 Chinese National Standard for Nickel Metal Hydride batteries for mobile phones

Nickel Cadmium Battery Standards

Standard Number Title

BS EN 1175-1:1998 Safety of industrial trucks. Electrical requirements. General requirements for battery powered trucks

BS EN 2570:1996 Nickel-cadmium batteries. Technical specification

BS EN 2985:1996 Nickel-cadmium batteries of format A type

BS EN 2986:1996 Nickel-cadmium batteries of format B type

BS EN 2987:1996 Nickel-cadmium batteries of format C type

BS EN 2988:1996 Nickel-cadmium batteries of format D type

BS EN 2991:1996 Nickel-cadmium batteries of format E type

BS EN 2993:1996 Nickel-cadmium batteries of format F type

BS EN 60285:1995, IEC 60285:1993 Alkaline secondary cells and batteries. Sealed nickel-cadmium cylindrical rechargeable single cells

BS EN 60622:1996
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Sealed nickel-cadmium prismatic rechargeable single cells

BS EN 60622:2003 Secondary cells and batteries containing alkaline or other non-acid electrolytes. Sealed nickel-cadmium prismatic rechargeable single cells

BS EN 60623:1996, IEC 60623:1990 Vented nickel-cadmium prismatic rechargeable single cells

BS EN 60623:2001, IEC 60623:2001 Secondary cells and batteries containing alkaline or other non-acid electrolytes. Vented nickel-cadmium prismatic rechargeable single cells

BS EN 60993:2002 Electrolyte for vented nickel-cadmium cells

BS EN 61150:1994, IEC 61150:1992 Alkaline secondary cells and batteries. Sealed nickel-cadmium rechargeable monobloc batteries in button cell design

BS EN 61440:1998, IEC 61440:1997 Secondary cells and batteries containing alkaline or other non-acid electrolytes. Sealed nickel-cadmium small prismatic rechargeable single cells

BS EN 61951-1:2001, IEC 61951-1:2001 Secondary cells and batteries containing alkaline or other non-acid electrolytes. Portable sealed rechargeable single cells. Nickel-cadmium

BS EN 61951-1:2003 Secondary cells and batteries containing alkaline or other non-acid electrolytes. Portable sealed rechargeable single cells. Nickel-cadmium

BS EN 62259:2004 Secondary cells and batteries containing alkaline or other non-acid electrolytes. Nickel-cadmium prismatic secondary single cells with partial gas recombination

94/216281 DC Guide to the equipment manufacturers and users of alkaline secondary cells and batteries on possible safety and health hazards. Part 1:Nickel-cadmium. (21A/163/CD)

96/203612 DC IEC 1914. Technical report type 2. Alternative publication for vented nickel-cadmium prismatic rechargeable single cells (IEC Document 21A/186/CDV)

98/203520 DC IEC 61959-1, ED.1. Mechanical tests for sealed portable alkaline secondary cells and batteries. Part 1. Secondary cells IEC DOCUMENT 21A/239/CD

01/202968 DC BS EN 60285. Ed.4. Secondary cells and batteries containing alkaline or other non-acid electrolytes. Sealed nickelcadmium cylindrical rechargeable single cells

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BS 5932:1980 Specification for sealed nickel-cadmium cylindrical rechargeable single cells

BS 6115:1981 Specification for sealed nickel-cadmium prismatic rechargeable single cells

BS 6260:1982 Specification for open nickel-cadmium prismatic rechargeable single cells

BS 3G 205:1983 Specification for lead-acid and nickel-cadmium rechargeable batteries

GB/T18289-2000 Chinese National Standard for Nickel Cadmium batteries for mobile phones

Lead Acid Battery Standards

Standard Number Title

IEC/TR3 61431:1995 Guide for use of monitor systems for lead-acid traction batteries

IEC/TR 62060:2001 Monitoring of lead-acid stationary batteries User guide

BS 3031:1996 Specification for sulfuric acid used in lead-acid batteries

BS 4974:1975 Specification for water for lead-acid batteries

BS 6133:1995 Code of practice for safe operation of lead-acid stationary batteries

BS 6287:1982 Code of practice for safe operation of traction batteries

BS 6290-2:1999 Lead-acid stationary cells and batteries. Specification for the high-performance Plant positive type

BS 6290-3:1999
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Lead-acid stationary cells and batteries. Specification for the flat positive plate type

BS 6290-4:1997 Lead-acid stationary cells and batteries. Specification for classifying valve regulated types

BS 7481:1992 Code of practice for testing venting systems and shields for lead-acid starter batteries

BS 7483:1991 Specification for lead-acid batteries for the propulsion of light electric vehicles

BS 6G 205-1:1995 Secondary batteries for aircraft. Specification for lead-acid batteries

BS EN 50342:2001 Lead-acid starter batteries. General requirements, methods of test and numbering

BS EN 60095-2:1993 Lead-acid starter batteries. Dimensions of batteries and dimensions and marking of terminals

BS EN 60095-4:1993 Lead-acid starter batteries. Dimensions of batteries for heavy commercial vehicles

BS EN 60254-1:1997, IEC 60254-1:1997 Lead-acid traction batteries. General requirements and methods of test

BS EN 60254-2:1997 Lead-acid traction batteries. Dimensions of cells and terminals and marking of polarity on cells

BS EN 60896-1:1992, IEC 60896-1:1987 Stationary lead-acid batteries. General requirements and methods of test. Vented types

BS EN 60896-2:1996, IEC 60896-2:1995 Stationary lead-acid batteries. General requirements and methods of test. Valve regulated types

BS EN 60896-11:2003 Stationary lead-acid batteries. General requirements and methods of test. Vented types. General requirements and methods of tests

BS EN 61044:1993, IEC 61044:1990 Opportunity-charging of lead-acid traction batteries

BS EN 61056-1:1993, IEC 61056-1:1991 Portable lead-acid cells and batteries (valve-regulated types). General requirements, functional characteristics. Methods of test

BS EN 61056-1:2003 Portable lead-acid cells and batteries (valve-regulated types). General requirements, functional characteristics. Methods of test
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BS EN 61056-2:1997, IEC 61056-2:1994 Portable lead-acid cells and batteries (valve-regulated types). Dimensions, terminals and markings

BS EN 61056-2:2003 Portable lead-acid cells and batteries (valve-regulated types). Dimensions, terminals and marking

BS EN 61429:1997, IEC 61429:1995 Marking of secondary cells and batteries with the international recycling symbol ISO 7000-1135

88/74677 DC Aerospace series. Lead acid batteries for aircraft. General standard (prEN 3199)

99/200338 DC Aircraft batteries. Part 1. General test requirements and performance levels (IEC document 21/466/CD)

00/201034 DC BS EN 60896-1 Ed.2. Stationary lead-acid batteries. General requirements and methods of test. Part 1. Vented types (IEC Document 21/487/CD)

00/202302 DC BS EN 60952-2, Ed.2. Aircraft batteries. Part 2. Design and construction requirements (IEC Document 21/509/CD)

00/202303 DC BS EN 60952-3, Ed. 2. Aircraft batteries. Part 3. External electrical connectors (IEC Document 21/510/CD)

03/107988 DC IEC 60254-1. Lead-acid traction batteries. Part 1. General requirements and methods of tests

BS 440:1964 Specification for stationary batteries (lead-acid Plant positive type) for general electrical purposes

BS 2550:1971 Specification for lead-acid traction batteries for battery electric vehicles and trucks

BS 2550:1983 Specification for lead-acid traction batteries

BS 3031:1972 Specification for sulphuric acid for use in lead-acid batteries

BS 3911:Part 1:1982 Lead-acid starter batteries for internal combustion engines. Specification for batteries requiring regular maintenance

BS 3911:Part 2:1987 Lead-acid starter batteries for internal combustion engines. Specification for maintenance-free and low-maintenance batteries

BS 4945:1973 Specification for miners' cap lamp assemblies (incorporating lead-acid type batteries)
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BS 6133:1982 Code of practice for safe operation of lead-acid stationary cells and batteries

BS 6133:1985 Code of practice for safe operation of lead-acid stationary cells and batteries

BS 6290:Part 1:1983 Lead-acid stationary cells and batteries. Specification for general requirements

BS 6290-2:1984 Lead-acid stationary cells and batteries. Specification for lead-acid high performance Plant positive type

BS 6290-3:1986 Lead-acid stationary cells and batteries. Specification for lead-acid pasted positive plate type

BS 6290:Part 4:1987 Lead-acid stationary cells and batteries. Specification for lead-acid valve regulated sealed type

BS 6745:Part 1:1986 Portable lead-acid cells and batteries. Specification for performance, design and construction of valve regulated sealed type

BS AU 118:1965 Recommendations for the storage, shipment and maintenance of lead acid batteries for motor vehicles

BS 3G 205:1983 Specification for lead-acid and nickel-cadmium rechargeable batteries

BS 4G 205:Part 1:1987 Secondary batteries for aircraft. Specification for lead-acid batteries

BS 5G 205:Part 1:1990 Secondary batteries for aircraft. Specification for lead-acid batteries

BS EN 60095-1:1993 Lead-acid starter batteries. General requirements and methods of test

Photovoltaic Battery Standards

Standard Number Title


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IEC 61427:1999 Secondary cells for solar photovoltaic energy systems General requirements and test methods

99/240906 DC BS EN 50314-1. Photovoltaic systems. Charge regulators. Part 1. Safety. Test requirements and procedures

99/240907 DC BS EN 50314-2. Photovoltaic systems. Charge regulators. Part 2. EMC. Test requirements and procedures

99/240908 DC BS EN 50314-3. Photovoltaic systems. Charge regulators. Part 3. Performance. Test requirements and procedures

99/240909 DC BS EN 50315-1. Accumulators for use in photovoltaic systems. Part 1. Safety. Test requirements and procedures

99/240910 DC BS EN 50315-2. Accumulators for use in photovoltaic systems. Part 1. Performance. Test requirements and procedures

Safety Standards

Standard Number Title

IEC 61508 The IEC requirements for the functional safety of Electrical/Electronic/Programmable Electronic Safety Related Systems

BS EN 1175-1:1998 Safety of industrial trucks. Electrical requirements. General requirements for battery powered trucks

BS EN 45510-2-3:2000 Guide for the procurement of power station equipment. Electrical equipment. Stationary batteries and chargers

BS EN 50272-2:2001 Safety requirements for secondary batteries and battery installations. Stationary batteries

BS EN60950-1: 2002 Low Voltage Directive (Safety)

IEC/TR2 61430:1997 Test methods for determining the performance of devices designed for reducing explosion hazards - Lead-acid batteries
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IEC62133:2002 Secondary batteries containing alkaline or other non-acid electrolytes - Safety requirements for portable sealed secondary cells, and for batteries made of them, for use in portable applications

IEC/TR2 61438:1996 Possible safety and health hazards in the use of alkaline secondary cells and batteries - Guide to equipment manufacturers and users

ANSI C18.2M Safety Requirements for Portable Rechargeable Cells and Batteries

UL 2054 Safety Requirements for Household and Commercial Batteries

EN 45011 General requirements for bodies operating product certification schemes

EAS The UK Electrotechnical Assessment Scheme (Electrical installation safety standards managed by the IEE)

BS 2754 Memorandum. Construction of electrical equipment for protection against electric shock

STRD Low Voltage Directive

The Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations 1994 Voltage Directive - LVD)

SI 1994 No. 3260 Implementing Directive 73/23/EEC

(The Low

IEC 479-1 Effects of current on human beings and livestock

IEEE 80 2000 IEEE Guide for Safety in AC Substation Grounding

HSG 85 HSE publication. Electricity at Work. Safe Working Practices

NFPA 70E-1995 Standard for Electrical Safety Requirements for Employee Workplaces

OSHA - 29 CFR 1910, Subpart S, Electrical Electrical industry safe occupational working standards

ATEX Directive 94/9EC EN70079

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Guidelines for equipment intended for use in potentially Explosive Atmospheres (ATEX)

Automotive Battery Standards

Standard Number Title

QS 9000 The ISO 9000 derivative for suppliers to the automotive industry. Developed in the USA by Ford, General Motors and Daimler Chrysler

ISO/TS16949:2002 Updated Technical Specification aligning US and European automotive quality supply chain standards

IEC 61982-1 Test parameters

IEC 61982-2:2002 Dynamic discharge performance test and dynamic endurance test

IEC 61982-3:2001 Performance and life testing (traffic compatible, urban use vehicles)

ISO11898 Specification for the CAN Bus

ISO 9141(4) Specification for the LIN Bus

SAE J240 Life Test for Automotive Storage Batteries

SAE J537 Storage Batteries

SAE J551 Performance levels and methods of measurement of electromagnetic radiation from vehicles and devices (30 to 1000 MHz)

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SAE J1127 Battery Cable

SAE J1455 Recommended Environmental Practice for Heavy-Duty Trucks

SAE J1718 Measurement of Hydrogen Gas Emission From Battery-Powered Passenger Cars and Light Trucks During Battery Charging

SAE J1742 Connections for High Voltage On-Board Road Vehicle Electrical Wiring Harnesses-Test Methods and General Performance Requirements

SAE J1766 Recommended Practice for Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicle Battery Systems Crash Integrity Testing (Work in progress)

SAE J1772 SAE Electric Vehicle Conductive Charge Coupler

SAE J1773 SAE Electric Vehicle Inductively Coupled Charging

SAE J1797 Recommended Practice for Packaging of Electric Vehicle Battery Modules

SAE J1798 Recommended Practice for Performance Rating of Electric Vehicle Battery Modules

SAE J1811 Power Cable Terminals

SAE J1939

The SAE specification for the CAN Bus

SAE J2185 Life Test for Heavy-Duty Storage Batteries

SAE J2288 Life Cycle Testing of Electric Vehicle Battery Modules

SAE J2289 Electric Drive Battery Pack System Functional Guidelines

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SAE J2293 Energy Transfer System for Electric Vehicles

SAE J2344 Guidelines for Electric Vehicle Safety

SAE J2380 Vibration Testing of Electric Vehicle Batteries

SAE J2464 Electric Vehicle Battery Abuse Testing

SAE J2602 The SAE specification for the LIN Bus

PowerNet 42V Automotive industry consortium standard for 42 Volt batteries

BCI Battery Technical Manual Automotive Lead Acid battery test procedures

BCI Battery Service Manual General information about manufacturing and using automotive batteries.

BCI Test Specifications Small Deep Cycling Batteries, Deep Cycle Marine/RV Batteries, Batteries for Golf Cars, Floor Maintenance Machinery

ECE 100 Construction and functional safety requirements for battery electric vehicles

ECE-15 UN/EEC driving load profile (See Battery Load Testing)

EUDC UN/EEC Extra Urban Driving Cycle

NEDC New European Driving Cycle (Modified cold start - No warm up) Also called the MVEG-B test

FUDS Federal Urban Driving Schedule (USABC Load profile)

SAE J227a/C and D SAE Driving Schedules

DST Dynamic Stress Test (USABC battery test schedule)

2004/104/EC
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European EMC Automotive Regulation

Aircraft Battery Standards

Standard Number Title

99/200338 DC Aircraft batteries. Part 1. General test requirements and performance levels (IEC document 21/466/CD)

00/202302 DC BS EN 60952-2, Ed.2. Aircraft batteries. Part 2. Design and construction requirements (IEC Document 21/509/CD)

00/202303 DC BS EN 60952-3, Ed. 2. Aircraft batteries. Part 3. External electrical connectors (IEC Document 21/510/CD)

Military Standards for Batteries, Software, EMC/RFI, Safety & Quality

Standard Number Title

DEF STAN 61-3

Generic specification for batteries, non-rechargeable, primary

Replaced by DEF STAN 61-21

DEF STAN 61-9

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Generic specification for batteries, rechargeable, secondary

Replaced by DEF STAN 61-21

DEF STAN 61-17 Requirements for the selection of batteries for service equipment

DEF STAN 61-21 General specification for batteries. (Includes a long series of supplements for individual battery types) Replaces DEF STAN 61-3 and 61-9

DEF STAN 00-40 Reliability and Maintainability

DEF STAN 00-55 Requirements for Safety Related Software in defence equipment

DEF STAN 00-56 Safety Management Requirements for defence systems

DEF STAN 05-91

Quality System Requirements for Design/Development, Production and Installation.

DEF STAN 05-95 Quality System Requirements for the Design, Development, Supply and Maintenance of Software.

DEF STAN 05-97 Requirements for Deliverable Quality Plans.

DEF STAN 08-46 The Electric, Magnetic and Electromagnetic Environment.

DEF STAN 59-41 Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC)

MIL-STD-461 D Requirements for the Control of Electromagnetic Interference Emissions and Susceptibility

MIL-STD-461 E Requirements for the control of electromagnetic interference characteristics of subsystems and equipment
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MIL-STD-462 D Measurement of Electromagnetic Interference Characteristics

Radio Battery Standards

Standard Number Title

EIA/TIA 603 1993 Land Mobile FM or PM Communications Equipment, Measurement and Performance Standard (Battery duty cycles)

NIJ Standard - 0211.01 1995 Rechargeable Batteries for Personal/Portable Transceivers

Standby Power Systems Standards

Standard Number Title

ANSI/IEEE 450-2002 IEEE Recommended Practice for Maintenance, Testing, and Replacement of Vented Lead-Acid Batteries for Stationary Applications

ANSI/IEEE 1184-1994 IEEE Recommended Guide for Selection and Sizing Batteries for Uninterruptible Power Supply, (UPS)

ANSI/IEEE 1188-1996 IEEE Recommended Practice for Maintenance, Testing, and Replacement of Valve-Regulated Lead-Acid (VRLA) Batteries for Stationary Applications

IEC 60896-1 1987 Stationary Battery Tests

BS 6290 1999
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Stationary Battery Tests

IEC 62040-3

ENV 50091-3

Standards for different UPS Topologies and Methods of Performance Measurement ( V indicates a prestandard)

NFPA 111 1989 Standard for Stored Electrical Energy Emergency and Standby Power Systems

Software Standards

Standard Number Title

ISO/IEC 12207 Standard for software life cycle processes

MISRA C 1998 Guidelines for the use of the C language in vehicle based software. Derived from IEC 61508 Functional Safety Standards (See above)

See also Military Standards above

EMC/RFI Standards

Standard Number Title


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See Military Standards above

Battery Monitoring Standards

Standard Number Title

IEC/TR 61431 1995 Guide for the use of monitor systems for lead-acid traction batteries

IEC/TR 62060 2001 Secondary cells and batteries - Monitoring of lead acid stationary batteries - User guide

Battery Recycling and Disposal Standards

Standard Number Title

EEC Directive 91/157 Batteries and accumulators containing certain dangerous substances. (Currently being revised)

BS EN 61429:1997, IEC 61429:1995 Marking of secondary cells and batteries with the international recycling symbol ISO 7000-1135

Other Related Electrical Standards


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Standard Number Title

BS 7671:2001 The IEE Wiring Regulations (UK)

NFPA 70 1993 National Electrical Code (USA)

UL 1310 Safety of Class 2 Power Supplies, AC Adapters and Battery Chargers - Testing

ISO 7176-4 1997 ANSI/RESNA WC04 Wheelchairs -- Part 4: Energy consumption of electric wheelchairs and scooters for determination of theoretical distance range

BS EN 60598-2-22:1999 Luminaires. Particular requirements. Luminaires for emergency lighting

Quality Standards

Standard Number Title

ISO 9000:2000 Quality management systems. Fundamentals and vocabulary

ISO 14001:1996 Environmental management systems. Specification with guidance for use

ISO 2859-0:1995 Sampling procedures for inspection by attributes

ANSI/ASQC Z1.4 Sampling Procedures and Tables for Inspection by Attributes

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