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   2007/23/EC + 2013/29/EU





Reglamento (UE) nº 1025/2012

Entry into force: 04 july 2007



RD 563/2010 + Real Decreto 989/2015



 This Directive shall apply to pyrotechnic articles as defined in Article 2 (1) to (5)


This Directive shall not apply to:


(a) Pyrotechnic articles intended for non-commercial use, in accordance with national law, by the

armed forces, the police or fire departments.

(b) Equipment falling within the scope of Directive 96/98/EC.

(c) Pyrotechnic articles intended for use in the aerospace industry.

(d) Percussion caps intended specifically for toys falling within the scope of Council Directive

88/378/EEC of 3 May 1988 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States concerning the

safety of toys.

(e)Explosives falling within the scope of Directive 93/15/EEC.

(f) Ammunition, meaning projectiles and propelling charges and blank ammunition used in portable

firearms, other guns and artillery.