Bulgarian Institute for Standardization
Standards – always a step ahead
Phone: +359 2 8174 523, +359 2 8174 504
E-mail: info@bds-bg.org
1797 Sofia, 13 "Lachezar Stanchev" Str., "Izgrev" Complex
ID number: 175079183, VAT number: BG175079183
Main menu

БДС EN 16522:2014

Tanks for transport of dangerous goods - Service equipment for tanks - Flame arresters for breather devices

Aug 19, 2014

General information

90.93     Nov 15, 2018



European Standard

13.300     23.020.20     23.060.40  




Language in which you want to receive the document


This European Standard defines the minimum requirements for flame arresters fitted to tanks for the transport of dangerous goods.
This European Standard specifies the type of flame arrestor to be used for breather devices as part of the service equipment of fixed tanks and demountable tanks for the transport of liquid petroleum products. The equipment specified by this European Standard is suitable for use with liquid petroleum products and other dangerous substances of Class 3 of ADR which have a vapour pressure not exceeding 110 kPa at 50 °C and petrol, and which have no subclassification as toxic or corrosive. It also specifies the tests necessary to verify the compliance of the equipment with this European Standard.
Emergency pressure relief valves in accordance with EN 14596 are excluded from the requirements of this European Standard.

Directives and Regulations

When the standard is harmonized under a directive or regulation, the word Harmonized appear. When such an inscription does not appear, it means that the standard is related to / supporting the relevant directive or regulation.


Directive 2008/68/EC of the European Parliament and of the council of 24 September 2008 on the inland transport of the dangerous goods

Life cycle


БДС EN 16522:2014
90.93 Standard confirmed
Nov 15, 2018

Related project

Adopted from EN 16522:2014