This part of ISO 14451 specifies the types and order of tests to be applied to the semi-finished products and sets out the acceptance criteria and means of categorization. This part of ISO 14451 applies to type tests. This part of ISO 14451 is not applicable to articles containing military explosives or commercial blasting agents except for black powder or flash composition. This document (EN ISO 14451-10:2013) has been prepared by Technical Committee CEN/TC 212 "Pyrotechnic articles" (secretariat: NEN, Netherlands), and has been adopted within the Vienna Agreement by ISO/TC 22 "Road vehicles", Subcommittee 12 "Passive safety crash protection systems" (secretariat: AFNOR, France). The responsible German committee is Working Committee NA 062-08-81 AA "Pyrotechnische Gegenstände" ("Pyrotechnic articles") at the Materials Testing Standards Committee (NMP).