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Battery chargers

Proyecto de Protocolo de Análisis y/o Ensayos de Cargadores de pilas y/o baterías (Draft analysis and/or test protocol for battery chargers) (12 pages, in Spanish)

The notified protocol establishes the safety certification procedure for external battery chargers, for household and similar purposes, in accordance with the following scope:

(1) External battery chargers up to 9 V DC (AA, AAA, AAAA, C, D, N, 9 V and their equivalent designations), regardless of their use.

(2) External battery chargers up to 24 V DC and 50 VA to be used in toys for children of at least eight years of age without supervision (Annex AA).

(3) External battery chargers for electric cycles (unicycles, bicycles, tricycles, motorcycles, scooters, wheelchairs), with an output voltage not exceeding 250 V DC without ripple and a rated DC output current not exceeding 20 A.

It also applies to:

(A) Battery chargers for the above-mentioned batteries, whether marketed separately, as accessories or spare parts, or marketed together with toys and electric cycles.

(B) Any external battery chargers marketed without a specific purpose but which are used for toys and electric cycles.