EN 50272-3: withdrawn
Safety requirements for secondary batteries and battery installations - Part 3: Traction batteries
EN 50272-3 sets out the safety requirements for secondary batteries and battery installations used in electric vehicles. These include the storage batteries and electric cells in battery powered industrial trucks – lift trucks, tow trucks and cleaning machines , locomotives and electric road vehicles, such as passenger and goods cars, golf carts and wheelchairs. The nominal voltages are limited to 1 000 V a.c. and 1 500 V d.c. This standard describes the principle safety measures to protect goods and people from hazards, including electricity, gas emission and electrolyte.