BS 8546:2016


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BS 8546:2016


Travel adaptors compatible with UK plug and socket system. Specification
standard by BSI Group, 04/30/2016

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BS 8546:2016 specifies requirements for the construction, rating,marking, dimensions and testing of travel adaptors intended for the temporaryconnection of electrical equipment. It applies to travel adaptors having at leastone plug or socket-outlet portion compatible with BS 1363 plugs andsocket-outlets, which are suitable for the connection of a non-BS 1363 plug, orto a non-BS 1363 socket-outlet.

Travel adaptors incorporating USB circuits for charging devices are also coveredby this standard.

This British Standard applies to travel adaptors intended for use in household,commercial and light industrial premises where:

  • the nominal supply voltage does not exceed 250 V a.c. single-phase, 50 Hzto 60 Hz; or
  • the rated current of the travel adaptor does not exceed 13 A and is not lessthan 5 A.

Travel adaptors within the scope of this British Standard do not convert voltage.

This British Standard excludes adaptors conforming to BS 1363-3 and conversionplugs conforming to BS 1363-5.

Cross References:
BS 1362
BS 1363-1:1995+A4:2012
BS 1363-2:1995+A4:2012
BS 1363-3
BS 1363-4
BS 1363-5
BS 1858
BS 2572
BS 4662:2006+A1:2009
BS 4800
BS 5733
BS 6004:2012
BS EN 1652
BS EN 10270-1:2001
BS EN 50525-1
BS EN 60060-1
BS EN 60112:2003+A1:2009
BS EN 60127
BS EN 60269
BS EN 60664-3
BS EN 60664-5
BS EN 60695-2-11:2014
BS EN 60695-10-2:2014
BS EN 60950-1
BS EN 61000-6-1
BS EN 61000-6-3
BS EN 61032:1998
BS EN 61558-2-6
BS EN 61558-2-16
BS EN 62368-1
BS EN 62680-1-1
BS EN 60417
BS EN 60664-1:2007
IEC/TR 60083

All current amendments available at time of purchase are included with the purchase of this document.

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