British publications

Here are recent publications from the British Standards Institution (BSI), together with announcements of supersession and withdrawal. Hard copy and PDF formats of BSI standards are available for purchase from our website www.standards.co.nz by entering the standard number. 

British standards

The publications listed below are new and revised British standards that were made available last month. An existing BSI publication bearing a number identical to one announced below is automatically withdrawn unless stated otherwise. In all other cases of supersession, details are given and a corresponding entry appears in the ’British standards withdrawn’ section.

  • BS 4737-3.30:2015 Intruder alarm systems. Specifications for components
    Supersedes BS 4737-3.30:1986
  • BS 5446-3:2015 Detection and alarm devices for dwellings. Specification for fire alarm and carbon monoxide alarm systems for deaf and hard of hearing people
    Supersedes BS 5446-3:2005
  • BS 7967:2015 Guide for the use of electronic portable combustion gas analysers for the measurement of carbon monoxide in dwellings and the combustion performance of domestic gas-fired appliances
    Supersedes BS 7967-1:2005, BS 7967-2:2005, BS 7967-3:2005 and BS 7967-4:2007
  • BS 8583:2015 Biodiversity. Guidance for businesses on managing the risks and opportunities

BS EN standards

The following are British standard implementations of the English language versions of European standards (ENs). The date referenced in the identifier is the date of the European standard.

  • BS EN 1371-2:2015 Founding. Liquid penetrant testing. Investment castings
    Supersedes BS EN 1371-2:1998
  • BS EN 1559-4:2015 Founding. Technical conditions of delivery. Additional requirements for aluminium alloy castings
    Supersedes BS EN 1559-4:1999
  • BS EN ISO 3459:2015 Plastic piping systems. Mechanical joints between fittings and pressure pipes. Test method for leaktightness under negative pressure
    Supersedes BS EN 911:1996
  • BS EN ISO 3503:2015 Plastics piping systems. Mechanical joints between fittings and pressure pipes. Test method for leaktightness under internal pressure of assemblies subjected to bending
    Supersedes BS EN 713:1995
  • BS EN 3645-003:2015 Aerospace series. Connectors, electrical, circular, scoop-proof, triple start threaded coupling, operating temperature 175ºC or 200ºC continuous. Receptacle square flange mounting. Product standard
    Supersedes BS EN 3645-003:2006
  • BS EN 3645-008:2015 Aerospace series. Connectors, electrical, circular, scoop-proof, triple start threaded coupling operating temperature 175ºC or 200ºC continuous. Non release plug with grounding ring. Product standard
    Supersedes BS EN 3645-008:2007
  • BS EN ISO 4528:2015 Vitreous and porcelain enamel finishes. Guide to selection of test methods for vitreous and porcelain enamelled areas of articles
    Supersedes BS EN ISO 4528:2009
  • BS EN 4674-001:2015 Aerospace series. Electrical cables, installation. Self-wrapping shielding (EMI) protective sleeve. Technical specification
  • BS EN 4674-002:2015 Aerospace series. Electrical cables, installation. Self-wrapping shielding (EMI) protective sleeve. General and list of product standard
  • BS EN 4674-003:2015 Aerospace series. Electrical cables, installation. Self-wrapping shielding (EMI) protective sleeve. Open sleeve. Inside pressurized area. EMI protection 5 kA. Temperature range. 65ºC to 200ºC. Product standard
  • BS EN 4674-004:2015 Aerospace series. Electrical cables, installation. Self-wrapping shielding (EMI) protective sleeve. Open sleeve. Outside pressurized area. EMI protection 10 kA. Temperature range. 65ºC to 200ºC. Product standard
  • BS EN ISO 5527:2015 Cereals. Vocabulary
  • BS EN ISO 6141:2015 Gas analysis. Contents of certificates for calibration gas mixtures
    Supersedes BS EN ISO 6141:2006
  • BS EN ISO 6508-1:2015 Metallic materials. Rockwell hardness test. Test method
    Supersedes BS EN ISO 6508-1:2005
  • BS EN ISO 6508-2:2015 Metallic materials. Rockwell hardness test. Verification and calibration of testing machines and indenters
    Supersedes BS EN ISO 6508-2:2005
  • BS EN ISO 6508-3:2015 Metallic materials. Rockwell hardness test. Calibration of reference blocks
    Supersedes BS EN ISO 6508-3:2005
  • BS EN 9110:2015 Quality Management Systems. Requirements for Aviation Maintenance Organizations
    Supersedes BS EN 9110:2010
  • BS EN ISO 9687:2015 Dentistry. Graphical symbols for dental equipment
    Supersedes BS EN ISO 9687:1996
  • BS EN ISO 10439-1:2015 Petroleum, petrochemical and natural gas industries. Axial and centrifugal compressors and expander-compressors. General requirements
    Supersedes BS EN ISO 10439:2002
  • BS EN ISO 10439-2:2015 Petroleum, petrochemical and natural gas industries. Axial and centrifugal compressors and expander-compressors. Non-integrally geared centrifugal and axial compressors
    Supersedes BS EN ISO 10439:2002
  • BS EN ISO 10439-3:2015 Petroleum, petrochemical and natural gas industries. Axial and centrifugal compressors and expander-compressors. Integrally geared centrifugal compressors
    Supersedes BS EN ISO 10439:2002
  • BS EN ISO 10439-4:2015 Petroleum, petrochemical and natural gas industries. Axial and centrifugal compressors and expander-compressors. Expander compressors
    Supersedes BS EN ISO 10439:2002
  • BS EN ISO 10447:2015 Resistance welding. Testing of welds. Peel and chisel testing of resistance spot and projection welds
    Supersedes BS EN ISO 10447:2007
  • BS EN ISO 11120:2015 Gas cylinders. Refillable seamless steel tubes of water capacity between 150 l and 3000 l. Design, construction and testing
    Supersedes BS EN ISO 11120:1999+A1:2013
  • BS EN ISO 11979-8:2015 Ophthalmic implants. Intraocular lenses. Fundamental requirements
    Supersedes BS EN ISO 11979-8:2009+A1:2011
  • BS EN ISO 12625-9:2015 Tissue paper and tissue products. Determination of ball burst strength
    Supersedes BS EN ISO 12625-9:2005
  • BS EN ISO 12625-15:2015 Tissue paper and tissue products. Determination of optical properties. Measurement of brightness and colour with C/2º (indoor daylight) illuminant
  • BS EN ISO 12625-16:2015 Tissue paper and tissue products. Determination of optical properties. Opacity (paper backing). Diffuse reflectance method
  • BS EN 12876:2015 Chemicals used for treatment of water intended for human consumption. Oxygen
    Supersedes BS EN 12876:2009
  • BS EN 12926:2015 Chemicals used for treatment of water intended for human consumption. Sodium peroxodisulfate
    Supersedes BS EN 12926:2008
  • BS EN 12929-1:2015 Safety requirements for cableway installations designed to carry persons. General requirements. Requirements for all installations
    Supersedes BS EN 12929-1:2004
  • BS EN 12929-2:2015 Safety requirements for cableway installations designed to carry persons. General requirements. Additional requirements for reversible bicable aerial ropeways without carrier truck brakes
    Supersedes BS EN 12929-2:2004
  • BS EN 13141-6:2014 Ventilation for buildings. Performance testing of components/products for residential ventilation. Exhaust ventilation system packages used in a single dwelling
    Supersedes BS EN 13141-6:2004
  • BS EN 13176:2015 Chemicals used for treatment of water intended for human consumption. Ethanol
    Supersedes BS EN 13176:2008
  • BS EN 13194:2015 Chemicals used for treatment of water intended for human consumption. Acetic Acid
    Supersedes BS EN 13194:2008
  • BS EN ISO 13844:2015 Plastics piping systems. Elastomeric-sealing-ringtype socket joints for use with plastic pressure pipes. Test method for leaktightness under negative pressure, angular deflection and deformation
    Supersedes BS EN ISO 13844:2000
  • BS EN ISO 13845:2015 Plastics piping systems. Elastomeric-sealing-ringtype socket joints for use with thermoplastic pressure pipes. Test method for leaktightness under internal pressure and with angular deflection
    Supersedes BS EN ISO 13845:2000
  • BS EN 13953:2015 LPG equipment and accessories. Pressure relief valves for transportable refillable cylinders for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG)
    Supersedes BS EN 13953:2003
  • BS EN ISO 14323:2015 Resistance welding. Destructive testing of welds. Specimen dimensions and procedure for impact tensile shear test and cross-tension testing of resistance spot and embossed projection welds
    Supersedes BS EN ISO 14323:2006
  • BS EN 14399-1:2015 High-strength structural bolting assemblies for preloading. General requirements
    Supersedes BS EN 14399-1:2005
  • BS EN 14399-2:2015 High-strength structural bolting assemblies for preloading. Suitability for preloading
    Supersedes BS EN 14399-2:2005
  • BS EN 14399-3:2015 High-strength structural bolting assemblies for preloading. System HR. Hexagon bolt and nut assemblies
    Supersedes BS EN 14399-3:2005
  • BS EN 14399-4:2015 High-strength structural bolting assemblies for preloading. System HV. Hexagon bolt and nut assemblies
    Supersedes BS EN 14399-4:2005
  • BS EN 14399-5:2015 High-strength structural bolting assemblies for preloading. Plain washers
    Supersedes BS EN 14399-5:2005
  • BS EN 14399-6:2015 High-strength structural bolting assemblies for preloading. Plain chamfered washers
    Supersedes BS EN 14399-6:2005
  • BS EN 14462:2015 Surface treatment equipment. Noise test code for surface treatment equipment including its ancillary handling equipment. Accuracy grades 2 and 3
    Supersedes BS EN 14462:2005+A1:2009
  • BS EN 14533:2015 Textiles and textile products. Burning behaviour of bedding items. Classification scheme
    Supersedes BS EN 14533:2003
  • BS EN ISO 14638:2015 Geometrical product specifications (GPS). Matrix model
  • BS EN 15502-2-2:2014 Gas-fired central heating boilers. Specific standard for type B1 appliances
    Supersedes BS EN 297:1994, BS EN 625:1996, BS EN 677:1998 and BS EN 15417:2006 which remain current
  • BS EN ISO 15957:2015 Test dusts for evaluating air cleaning equipment
  • BS EN ISO 16396-1:2015 Plastics. Polyamide (PA) moulding and extrusion materials. Designation system, marking of products and basis for specifications
    Supersedes BS EN ISO 1874-1:2010
  • BS EN 16497-1:2015 Chimneys. Concrete System Chimneys. Non-balanced flue applications
  • BS EN 16603-10-04:2015 Space engineering. Space environment
    Supersedes BS EN 14092:2002
  • BS EN 16623:2015 Paints and varnishes. Reactive coatings for fire protection of metallic substrates. Definitions, requirements, characteristics and marking
  • BS EN 16636:2015 Pest management services. Requirements and competences
  • BS EN ISO 16995:2015 Solid biofuels. Determination of the water soluble chloride, sodium and potassium content
    Supersedes BS EN 15105:2011
  • BS EN ISO 17070:2015 Leather. Chemical tests. Determination of tetrachlorophenol-, trichlorophenol-, dichlorophenol-, monochlorophenol-isomers and pentachlorophenol content
    Supersedes BS EN ISO 17070:2006
  • BS EN ISO 17228:2015 Leather. Tests for colour fastness. Change in colour with accelerated ageing
    Supersedes BS ISO 17228:2005
  • BS EN ISO 19069-1:2015 Plastics. Polypropylene (PP) moulding and extrusion materials. Designation system and basis for specifications
    Supersedes BS EN ISO 1873-1:1995
  • BS EN ISO 23278:2015 Non-destructive testing of welds. Magnetic particle testing. Acceptance levels
    Supersedes BS EN ISO 23278:2009
  • BS EN 45501:2015 Metrological aspects of non-automatic weighing instruments
    Supersedes BS EN 45501:1994
  • BS EN 45544-1:2015 Workplace atmospheres. Electrical apparatus used for the direct detection and direct concentration measurement of toxic gases and vapours. General requirements and test methods
    Supersedes BS EN 45544-1:2000
  • BS EN 45544-2:2015 Workplace atmospheres. Electrical apparatus used for the direct detection and direct concentration measurement of toxic gases and vapours. Performance requirements for apparatus used for exposure measurement
    Supersedes BS EN 45544-2:2000
  • BS EN 45544-3:2015 Workplace atmospheres. Electrical apparatus used for the direct detection and direct concentration measurement of toxic gases and vapours. Performance requirements for apparatus used for general gas detection
    Supersedes BS EN 45544-3:2000
  • BS EN 50270:2015 Electromagnetic compatibility. Electrical apparatus for the detection and measurement of combustible gases, toxic gases or oxygen
    Supersedes BS EN 50270:2006
  • BS EN 50377-17-2:2015 Connector sets and Interconnect components to be used in optical fibre communication systems. Product specifications. Type FPFT (factory polished field terminated) simplex connector factory terminated with EN 60793-2-50 category B1.3 fibre and field mounted onto reinforced cable containing IEC 60793-2-50 category B1.3 or B6a1 or B6a2 singlemode fibre (with restricted MFD), category C
  • BS EN 50393:2015 Test methods and requirements for accessories for use on distribution cables of rated voltage 0,6/1,0 (1,2) kV
    Supersedes BS EN 50393:2006 which remains current
  • BS EN 50465:2015 European product standard for combined heating power systems using gas fuel
    Supersedes BS EN 50465:2008
  • BS EN 55016-1-5:2015 Specification for radio disturbance and immunity measuring apparatus and methods. Radio disturbance and immunity measuring apparatus. Antenna calibration sites and reference test sites for 5 MHz to 18 GHz
    Supersedes BS EN 55016-1-5:2004+A1:2012 which remains current
  • BS EN 55016-1-6:2015 Specification for radio disturbance and immunity measuring apparatus and methods. Radio disturbance and immunity measuring apparatus. EMC antenna calibration
  • BS EN 60115-2:2015 Fixed resistors for use in electronic equipment. Sectional specification: Leaded fixed low power film resistors
    Supersedes BS 9940-01.0:1983 and BS EN 140100:2008
  • BS EN 60118-4:2015 Electroacoustics. Hearing aids. Induction-loop systems for hearing aid purposes. System performance requirements
    Supersedes BS EN 60118-4:2006
  • BS EN 60318-3:2015 Electroacoustics. Simulators of human head and ear. Acoustic coupler for the calibration of supra-aural earphones used in audiometry
    Supersedes BS EN 60318-3:1998
  • BS EN 60598-1:2015 Luminaires. General requirements and tests
    Supersedes BS EN 60598-1:2008 which remains current
  • BS EN 60645-1:2015 Electroacoustics. Audiometric equipment. Equipment for pure-tone audiometry
    Supersedes BS EN 60645-1:2001 and BS EN 60645-4:1995
  • BS EN 60794-3-10:2015 Optical fibre cables. Outdoor cables. Family specification for duct, directly buried or lashed aerial optical telecommunication cables
    Supersedes BS EN 60794-3-10:2009
  • BS EN 61290-1:2015 Optical amplifiers. Test methods. Power and gain parameters
  • BS EN 61557-8:2015 Electrical safety in low voltage distribution systems up to 1 000 V a.c. and 1 500 V d.c. Equipment for testing, measuring or monitoring of protective measures. Insulation monitoring devices for IT systems
    Supersedes BS EN 61557-8:2007
  • BS EN 61557-9:2015 Electrical safety in low voltage distribution systems up to 1 000 V a.c. and 1 500 V d.c. Equipment for testing, measuring or monitoring of protective measures. Equipment for insulation fault location in IT systems
    Supersedes BS EN 61557-9:2009
  • BS EN 61557-16:2015 Electrical safety in low voltage distribution systems up to 1 000 V a.c. and 1 500 V d.c. Equipment for testing, measuring or monitoring of protective measures. Equipment for testing the effectiveness of the protective measures of electrical equipment and/or medical electrical equipment
  • BS EN 61754-7-1:2014 Fibre optic interconnecting devices and passive components. Fibre optic connector interfaces. Type MPO connector family. One fibre row
    Supersedes BS EN 61754-7:2008 which remains current
  • BS EN 61755-2-4:2015 Fibre optic interconnecting devices and passive components. Connector optical interfaces. Connection parameters of non-dispersion shifted single-mode physically contacting fibres. Non-angled for reference connection applications
  • BS EN 61755-2-5:2015 Fibre optic interconnecting devices and passive components. Connector optical interfaces. Connection parameters of non-dispersion shifted single-mode physically contacting fibres. Angled for reference connection applications
  • BS EN 62137-4:2014 Electronics assembly technology. Endurance test methods for solder joint of area array type package surface mount devices
  • BS EN 62813:2015 Lithium ion capacitors for use in electric and electronic equipment. Test methods for electrical characteristics

BS ENs implemented by amendment

  • BS EN 62241:2015 Nuclear power plants. Main control room. Alarm functions and presentation
    Implementation of European Standard EN 62241 by amendment to BS IEC 62241:2004

BS implementations

BS Implementations comprise the ISO or IEC text without any national deviation and with front and back cover indicating the UK committee responsible. No other information will normally be added. The date referenced in the identifier is the date of the international standard.

  • BS ISO 1711-2:2015 Assembly tools for screws and nuts. Technical specifications. Machine-operated sockets (impact)
  • BS ISO 1817:2015 Rubber, vulcanized or thermoplastic. Determination of the effect of liquids
    Supersedes BS ISO 1817:2011
  • BS ISO 1823:2015 Rubber hose and hose assemblies for oil suction and discharge service. Specification
  • BS ISO 2685:1998 Aircraft. Environmental test procedure for airborne equipment. Resistance to fire in designated fire zones
  • BS ISO 9022-20:2015 Optics and photonics. Environmental test methods. Humid atmosphere containing sulphur dioxide or hydrogen sulphide
    Supersedes BS ISO 9022-20:1997
  • BS ISO 9138:2015 Abrasive grains. Sampling and splitting
    Supersedes BS 7425-3:1993
  • BS ISO 10542-1:2012 Technical systems and aids for disabled or handicapped persons. Wheelchair tiedown and occupant-restraint systems. Requirements and test methods for all systems
    Supersedes BS ISO 10542-1:2001, BS ISO 10542-2:2001, BS ISO 10542-3:2005, BS ISO 10542-4:2004 and BS ISO 10542-5:2004
  • BS ISO 10791-1:2015 Test conditions for machining centres. Geometric tests for machines with horizontal spindle (horizontal Z-axis)
    Supersedes BS ISO 10791-1:1998
  • BS ISO 11418-5:2015 Containers and accessories for pharmaceutical preparations. Dropper assemblies
  • BS ISO 13574:2015 Industrial furnaces and associated processing equipment. Vocabulary
  • BS ISO 13693-2:2015 Irrigation equipment. Safety devices for chemigation. Chemigation valve assemblies from DN 75 (3”) to DN 350 (14”)
  • BS ISO 14085-1:2015 Aerospace series. Hydraulic filter elements. Test methods. Test sequence
  • BS ISO 14085-2:2015 Aerospace series. Hydraulic filter elements. Test methods. Conditioning
  • BS ISO 14085-3:2015 Aerospace series. Hydraulic filter elements. Test methods. Filtration efficiency and retention capacity
  • BS ISO 14085-4:2015 Aerospace series. Hydraulic filter elements. Test methods. Verification of collapse/burst pressure rating
  • BS ISO 14085-5:2015 Aerospace series. Hydraulic filter elements. Test methods. Resistance to flow fatigue
  • BS ISO 14085-6:2015 Aerospace series. Hydraulic filter elements. Test methods. Initial cleanliness level
  • BS ISO 14137:2015 Test conditions for wire electrical-discharge machines (wire EDM). Testing of the accuracy
    Supersedes BS ISO 14137:2000
  • BS ISO 14229-7:2015 Road vehicles. Unified diagnostic services (UDS). UDS on local interconnect network (UDSonLIN)
  • BS ISO 15093:2015 Jewellery. Determination of precious metals in 999 0/00 gold, platinum and palladium jewellery alloys. Difference method using ICP-OES
    Supersedes BS ISO 15093:2008
  • BS ISO 15651:2015 Nuclear energy. Determination of total hydrogen content in PuO2 and UO2 powders and UO2, (U,Gd)O2 and (U,Pu)O2 sintered pellets. Inert gas extraction and conductivity detection method
  • BS ISO 16745:2015 Environmental performance of buildings. Carbon metric of a building. Use stage
  • BS ISO 17296-2:2015 Additive manufacturing. General principles. Overview of process categories and feedstock
  • BS ISO 17469-1:2015 Document management Strategy markup language (StratML). StratML core elements
  • BS ISO 17599:2015 Technical product documentation (TPD). General requirements of digital mock-up for mechanical products
  • BS ISO/IEC 18000-4:2015 Information technology. Radio frequency identification for item management. Parameters for air interface communications at 2,45 GHz
    Supersedes BS ISO/IEC 18000-4:2008
  • BS ISO/IEC 18004:2015 Information technology. Automatic identification and data capture techniques. QR Code bar code symbology specification
    Supersedes BS ISO/IEC 18004:2006
  • BS ISO 18065:2015 Tourism and related services. Tourist services for public use provided by Natural Protected Areas Authorities. Requirements
  • BS ISO 18589-2:2015 Measurement of radioactivity in the environment. Soil. Guidance for the selection of the sampling strategy, sampling and pretreatment of samples
    Supersedes BS ISO 18589-2:2007
  • BS ISO 18589-3:2015 Measurement of radioactivity in the environment. Soil. Test method of gamma emitting radionuclides using gamma-ray spectrometry
    Supersedes BS ISO 18589-3:2007
  • BS ISO 19372:2015 Microturbines applications. Safety
  • BS ISO 23794:2015 Rubber, vulcanized or thermoplastic. Abrasion testing. Guidance
    Supersedes BS ISO 23794:2010
  • BS ISO/IEC 27039:2015 Information technology. Security techniques. Selection, deployment and operations of intrusion detection systems (IDPS)
    Supersedes BS ISO/IEC 18043:2006
  • BS ISO 27891:2015 Aerosol particle number concentration. Calibration of condensation particle counters
  • BS ISO/IEC 29182-7:2015 Information technology. Sensor networks: Sensor Network Reference Architecture (SNRA). Interoperability guidelines
  • BS ISO 29471:2008+A1:2014 Thermal insulating products for building applications. Determination of dimensional stability under constant normal laboratory conditions (23ºC/50 % relative humidity or in tropical countries 27ºC/65 % relative humidity)
  • BS ISO 29472:2008+A1:2014 Thermal insulating products for building applications. Determination of dimensional stability under specified temperature and humidity conditions
  • BS ISO 29767:2008+A1:2014 Thermal insulating products for building applications. Determination of short-term water absorption by partial immersion
  • BS ISO 29771:2008+A1:2014 Thermal insulating materials for building applications. Determination of organic content
  • BS ISO/IEC 38500:2015 Information technology. Governance of IT for the organization
    Supersedes BS ISO/IEC 38500:2008
  • BS IEC 61378-3:2015 Converter transformers. Application guide

Published documents

  • PD CEN/TS 12404:2015 Durability of wood and wood-based products. Assessment of the effectiveness of a masonry fungicide to prevent growth into wood of Dry Rot Serpula lacrymans (Schumacher ex Fries) S.F. Gray. Laboratory method
    Supersedes DD ENV 12404:1997
  • PD CEN/TR 16411 DECEMBER:2014 Child use and care articles. 2014 compiled interpretations of CEN/TC 252 standards
    Supersedes PD CEN/TR 16411 MAY:2014
  • PD CEN/TR 16512:2015 Child use and care articles. Guidelines for the safety of children’s slings
  • PD ISO/IEC TS 18661-2:2015 Information Technology. Programming languages, their environments, and system software interfaces. Floating-point extensions for C. Decimal floating-point arithmetic
  • PD ISO/TS 19407:2015 Footwear. Sizing. Conversion of sizing systems
  • PD ISO/TS 19408:2015 Footwear. Sizing. Vocabulary and terminology
  • PD ISO/IEC TR 20000-9:2015 Information technology. Service management. Guidance on the application of ISO/IEC 20000-1 to cloud services
  • PD IEC/TS 60079-40:2015 Explosive atmospheres. Requirements for process sealing between flammable process fluids and electrical systems
  • PD IEC/TR 62343-6-7:2015 Dynamic modules. Design guide. Optical channel monitor
  • PD IEC/TR 62368-2:2015 Audio/video, information and communication technology equipment. Explanatory information related to IEC 62368-1
    Supersedes PD IEC/TR 62368-2:2011
  • PD IEC/TR 62471-3:2015 Photobiological safety of lamps and lamp systems. Guidelines for the safe use of intense pulsed light source equipment on humans
  • PD ISO GUIDE 30:2015 Reference materials. Selected terms and definitions
    Supersedes PD ISO GUIDE 30:1993+A1:2008

Publicly Available Specifications

Publicly Available Specifications are issued to provide an interim document where there is a market need but where a full standard has yet to be published.

  • PD 8100:2015 Smart cities overview. Guide
  • PAS 2012-1:2015 Specification for M1 vehicles for the carriage of one or more passengers seated in wheelchairs. Manufacturing requirements
    Supersedes PAS 2012-1:2012
  • PAS 2012-2:2015 Specification for M1 vehicles for the carriage of one or more passengers seated in wheelchairs. Retail requirements
    Supersedes PAS 2012-2:2012

Corrigenda to British standards and updated British standards

Most British amendments are not issued separately. Those that make significant changes to a standard are incorporated into the standard which is re-issued as a new edition. All amendments to date of despatch are included within any main publication when ordered for the first time. The following amended standards and corrigenda to British standards were made available last month.

  • BS 4311-1:2007 Gauge blocks manufactured to imperial specification. Specification and validation
    CORRIGENDUM 2
  • BS 7912:2012 Power cables with XLPE insulation and metal sheath, and their accessories, for rated voltages from 66 kV (Um = 72.5 kV) to 132 kV (Um = 145 kV)
    CORRIGENDUM 1
  • BS 8900-1:2013 Managing sustainable development of organizations. Guide
    CORRIGENDUM 1
  • BS EN ISO 7010:2012+A5:2015 Graphical symbols. Safety colours and safety signs. Registered safety signs
    AMENDMENT 5
  • BS EN 13162:2012+A1:2015 Thermal insulation products for buildings. Factory made mineral wool (MW) products. Specification
    AMENDMENT 1
  • BS EN 13163:2012+A1:2015 Thermal insulation products for buildings. Factory made expanded polystyrene (EPS) products. Specification
    AMENDMENT 1
  • BS EN 13164:2012+A1:2015 Thermal insulation products for buildings. Factory made extruded polystyrene foam (XPS) products. Specification
    AMENDMENT 1
  • BS EN 13165:2012+A1:2015 Thermal insulation products for buildings. Factory made rigid polyurethane foam (PU) products. Specification
    AMENDMENT 1
  • BS EN 13168:2012+A1:2015 Thermal insulation products for buildings. Factory made wood wool (WW) products. Specification
    AMENDMENT 1
  • BS EN 13169:2012+A1:2015 Thermal insulation products for buildings. Factory made expanded perlite board (EPB) products. Specification
    AMENDMENT 1
  • BS EN 13170:2012+A1:2015 Thermal insulation products for buildings. Factory made products of expanded cork (ICB). Specification
    AMENDMENT 1
  • BS EN 13249:2014+A1:2015 Geotextiles and geotextile-related products. Characteristics required for use in the construction of roads and other trafficked areas (excluding railways and asphalt inclusion)
    AMENDMENT 1
  • BS EN 13250:2014+A1:2015 Geotextiles and geotextile-related products. Characteristics required for use in the construction of railways
    AMENDMENT 1
  • BS EN 13251:2014+A1:2015 Geotextiles and geotextile-related products. Characteristics required for use in earthworks, foundations and retaining structures
    AMENDMENT 1
  • BS EN 13252:2014+A1:2015 Geotextiles and geotextile-related products. Characteristics required for use in drainage systems
    AMENDMENT 1
  • BS EN 13253:2014+A1:2015 Geotextiles and geotextile-related products. Characteristics required for use in erosion control works (coastal protection, bank revetments)
    AMENDMENT 1
  • BS EN 13254:2014+A1:2015 Geotextiles and geotextile-related products. Characteristics required for use in the construction of reservoirs and dams
    AMENDMENT 1
  • BS EN 13255:2014+A1:2015 Geotextiles and geotextile-related products. Characteristics required for use in the construction of canals
    AMENDMENT 1
  • BS EN 13256:2014+A1:2015 Geotextiles and geotextile-related products. Characteristics required for use in the construction of tunnels and underground structures
    AMENDMENT 1
  • BS EN 13257:2014+A1:2015 Geotextiles and geotextile-related products. Characteristics required for use in solid waste disposals
    AMENDMENT 1
  • BS EN 13265:2014+A1:2015 Geotextiles and geotextile-related products. Characteristics required for use in liquid waste containment projects
    AMENDMENT 1
  • BS EN 14471:2013+A1:2015 Chimneys. System chimneys with plastic flue liners. Requirements and test methods
    AMENDMENT 1
  • BS EN 15502-1:2012 Gas-fired heating boilers. General requirements and tests
    CORRIGENDUM 1
  • BS EN 15502-2-1:2012 Gas-fired central heating boilers. Specific standard for type C appliances and type B2, B3 and B5 appliances of a nominal heat input not exceeding 1 000 kW
    CORRIGENDUM 1
  • BS EN 16069:2012+A1:2015 Thermal insulation products for buildings. Factory made products of polyethylene foam (PEF). Specification
    AMENDMENT 1
  • BS EN 16230-1:2013+A1:2014 Leisure karts. Safety requirements and test methods for karts
    AMENDMENT 1
  • BS EN 50174-1:2009+A2:2014 Information technology. Cabling installation. Installation specification and quality assurance
    AMENDMENT 2
  • BS EN 50561-1:2013 Power line communication apparatus used in low-voltage installations. Radio disturbance characteristics. Limits and methods of measurement. Apparatus for in-home use
    CORRIGENDUM 1
  • BS EN 50618:2014 Electric cables for photovoltaic systems (BT(DE/NOT)258)
    CORRIGENDUM 1
  • BS EN 60335-2-32:2003+A2:2015 Household and similar electrical appliances. Safety. Particular requirements for massage appliances
    AMENDMENT 2
  • BS EN 60335-2-54:2008+A11:2012 Household and similar electrical appliances. Safety. Particular requirements for surface cleaning appliances for household use employing liquids or steam
    CORRIGENDUM 1
  • BS EN 60335-2-76:2005+A2:2015 Household and similar electrical appliances. Safety. Particular requirements for electric fence energizers
    AMENDMENT 2
  • BS EN 60335-2-97:2006+A12:2015 Household and similar electrical appliances. Safety. Particular requirements for drives for rolling shutters, awnings, blinds and similar equipment
    AMENDMENT 12
  • BS EN 61199:2011+A2:2015 Single-capped fluorescent lamps. Safety specifications
    AMENDMENT 2
  • BS EN 61243-3:2014 Live working. Voltage detectors. Two-pole low voltage type
    CORRIGENDUM 1
  • BS EN 61300-3-50:2013 Fibre optic interconnecting devices and passive components. Basic test and measurement procedures. Examinations and measurements. Crosstalk for optical spatial switches
    CORRIGENDUM 1
  • BS EN 62110:2009 Electric and magnetic field levels generated by AC power systems. Measurement procedures with regard to public exposure
    CORRIGENDUM 1
  • BS EN 62241:2015 Nuclear power plants. Main control room. Alarm functions and presentation
    CORRIGENDUM 1
  • BS EN 62489-1:2010+A1:2015 Electroacoustics. Audio-frequency induction loop systems for assisted hearing. Methods of measuring and specifying the performance of system components
    AMENDMENT 1
  • BS EN 62747:2014 Terminology for voltage-sourced converters (VSC) for high-voltage direct current (HVDC) systems
    CORRIGENDUM 1
  • BS ISO/IEC 23002-4:2014+A1:2014 Information technology. MPEG video technologies. Video tool library
    AMENDMENT 1

British standards withdrawn

  • BS 7425-3:1993 (ISO 9138:1993) Abrasive grains. Method for sampling and splitting
    Superseded by BS ISO 9138:2015
  • BS 7967-1:2005 Carbon monoxide in dwellings and the combustion performance of gas-fired appliances. Guide for identifying and managing sources of fumes, smells, spillage/leakage of combustion products and carbon monoxide detector activation
    Superseded by BS 7967:2015
  • BS 7967-2:2005 Carbon monoxide in dwellings and the combustion performance of gas-fired appliances. Guide for using electronic portable combustion gas analysers in the measurement of carbon monoxide and the determination of combustion performance
    Superseded by BS 7967:2015
  • BS 7967-3:2005 Carbon monoxide in dwellings and the combustion performance of gas-fired appliances. Guide for responding to measurements obtained from electronic portable combustion gas analysers
    Superseded by BS 7967:2015
  • BS 7967-4:2007 Carbon monoxide in dwellings and the combustion performance of gas-fired appliances. Guide for using electronic portable combustion gas analysers as part of the process of servicing and maintenance of gas-fired appliances
    Superseded by BS 7967:2015
  • BS 8408:2005 Road traffic signs. Testing and performance of microprismatic retroreflective sheeting materials. Specification
    This standard is withdrawn as it conflicts with BS EN 12899-1:2007
  • BS 9940-01.0:1983 (IEC 60115-2:1982, QC 400100:1982) Harmonized system of quality assessment for electronic components. Fixed resistors for use in electronic equipment. Sectional specification: fixed low power non-wirewound resistors
    Superseded by BS EN 60115-2:2015
  • BS EN 713:1995 (BS 2782-11:Method 1123B:1995) Plastics piping systems. Mechanical joints between fittings and polyolefin pressure pipes. Test method for leaktightness under internal pressure of assemblies subjected to bending
    Superseded by BS EN ISO 3503:2015
  • BS EN 911:1996 (BS 2782-11:Method 1123W:1996) Plastics piping systems. Elastomeric sealing ring type joints and mechanical joints for thermoplastics pressure piping. Test method for leaktightness under external hydrostatic pressure
    Superseded by BS EN ISO 3459:2015
  • BS EN ISO 1873-1:1995 Plastics. Polypropylene (PP) moulding and extrusion materials. Designation system and basis for specifications
    Superseded by BS EN ISO 19069-1:2015
  • BS EN ISO 1874-1:2010 Plastics. Polyamide (PA) moulding and extrusion materials. Designation system and basis for specification
    Superseded by BS EN ISO 16396-1:2015
  • BS EN ISO 10439:2002 Petroleum, chemical and gas service industries. Centrifugal compressors
    Superseded by BS EN ISO 10439-1:2015, BS EN ISO 10439-2:2015, BS EN ISO 10439-3:2015 and BS EN ISO 10439-4:2015
  • DD ENV 12404:1997 Durability of wood and wood-based products. Assessment of the effectiveness of a masonry fungicide to prevent growth into wood of dry rot Serpula lacrymans (Schumacher ex Fries) S. F. Gray. Laboratory method
    Superseded by PD CEN/TS 12404:2015
  • BS EN 14092:2002 Space engineering. Space environment
    Superseded by BS EN 16603-10-04:2015
  • BS EN 15105:2011 Solid biofuels. Determination of the water soluble chloride, sodium and potassium content
    Superseded by BS EN ISO 16995:2015
  • BS EN 60309-4:2007 Plugs, socket-outlets and couplers for industrial purposes. Switched socket-outlets and connectors, with or without interlock
    Superseded by BS EN 60309-4:2007+A1:2012
  • BS EN 60335-2-11:2003+A2:2006 Household and similar electrical appliances. Safety. Particular requirements for tumble dryers
    Superseded by BS EN 60335-2-11:2010
  • BS EN 60335-2-17:2002+A2:2009 Household and similar electrical appliances. Safety. Particular requirements for blankets, pads, clothing and similar flexible heating appliances
    Superseded by BS EN 60335-2-17:2013
  • BS EN 60335-2-79:2009 Household and similar electrical appliances. Safety. Particular requirements for high pressure cleaners and steam cleaners
    Superseded by BS EN 60335-2-79:2012
  • BS EN 60645-4:1995 Audiometers. Equipment for extended highfrequency audiometry
    Superseded by BS EN 60645-1:2015
  • BS EN 60704-2-4:2001 Household and similar electrical appliances. Test code for the determination of airborne acoustical noise. Particular requirements for washing machines and spin extractors
    Superseded by BS EN 60704-2-4:2012
  • BS EN 61000-4-25:2002 Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC). Testing and measurement techniques. Testing and measurement techniques. HEMP immunity test methods for equipment and systems
    Superseded by BS EN 61000-4-25:2002+A1:2012
  • BS EN 140100:2008 Sectional specification. Fixed low power film resistors
    Superseded by BS EN 60115-2:2015
  • BS ISO 10542-2:2001 Technical systems and aids for disabled or handicapped persons. Wheelchair tiedown and occupant-restraint systems. Four-point strap type tiedown systems
    Superseded by BS ISO 10542-1:2012
  • BS ISO 10542-3:2005 Technical systems and aids for disabled or handicapped persons. Wheelchair tiedown and occupant-restraint systems. Docking-type tiedown systems
    Superseded by BS ISO 10542-1:2012
  • BS ISO 10542-4:2004 Technical systems and aids for disabled or handicapped persons. Wheelchair tiedown and occupant restraint systems. Clamping-type tiedown systems
    Superseded by BS ISO 10542-1:2012
  • BS ISO 10542-5:2004 Technical systems and aids for disabled or handicapped persons. Wheelchair tiedown and occupant-restraint systems. Systems for specific wheelchairs
    Superseded by BS ISO 10542-1:2012
  • BS ISO 17228:2005 Leather. Tests for colour fastness. Change in colour with accelerated ageing
    Superseded by BS EN ISO 17228:2015
  • BS ISO/IEC 18043:2006 Information technology. Security techniques. Selection, deployment and operations of intrusion detection systems
    Superseded by BS ISO/IEC 27039:2015
  • BS E9063:1976 (CECC 45002:1975) Specification for harmonized system of quality assessment for electronic components. Blank detail specification: industrial heating triodes
    This British Standard is the UK implementation of a CENELEC Electronic Components Committee (CECC) publication which is no longer thought to be maintained. It is now withdrawn on the grounds that it is obsolete and no longer used
  • BS E9065:1976 (CECC 45003:1975) Specification for harmonized system of quality assessment for electronic components. Blank detail specification: small power transmitting tubes of anode dissipation up to 1 kW
    This British Standard is the UK implementation of a CENELEC Electronic Components Committee (CECC) publication which is no longer thought to be maintained. It is now withdrawn on the grounds that it is obsolete and no longer used

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