Factsheet: European Norm Petrol: EN228

European Norm Petrol: EN228

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Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
EN228 - Automotive fuels - Unleaded petrol - Requirements and test methods
Description: 
This European Standard specifies requirements and test methods for marketed and delivered unleaded petrol. It is applicable to unleaded petrol for use in petrol engine vehicles designed to run on unleaded petrol. This European Standard specifies two types of unleaded petrol: one type with a maximum oxygen content of 3,7 % (m/m) and a maximum ethanol content of 10,0 % (V/V), and one type intended for older vehicles that are not warranted to use unleaded petrol with a high biofuel content, with a maximum oxygen content of 2,7 % (m/m) and a maximum ethanol content of 5,0 % (V/V) in Table 2. The two types are based on the European Directive requirements [RED]. (CEN/TC 19)
Goal/Aim: 
Standard for petrol fuel.

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Responsible Authority: 
CEN

Status:

Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2012