IEC 60086-1:2011 Withdrawn

Primary batteries - Part 1: General


Do you need a multi-user copy?




IEC 60086-1:2011 is intended to standardize primary batteries with respect to dimensions, nomenclature, terminal configurations, markings, test methods, typical performance, safety and environmental aspects. The object of IEC 60086-1 is to benefit primary battery users, device designers and battery manufacturers by ensuring that batteries from different manufacturers are interchangeable according to standard form, fit and function. The major technical changes with respect to the previous edition are:
- the clarification of the humidity controls for testing various battery types;
- the modification of the standardization guidelines to allow for standardization of electrochemical systems;
- the standardization of the lithium sulfuryl chloride (LiSO2Cl2) and lithium sulphur dioxide (LiSO2) electrochemical systems.

Look inside

Relevant for


energy efficiency

smart city

Additional information

Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2011-02-17
Withdrawal date2015-07-28
Available language(s)English/French, Spanish
TC/SCTC 35 - Primary cells and batteriesrss
ICS29.220.10 - Primary cells and batteries
Stability date  2015
File size1605 KB

The following test report forms are related:

Share this page

Share your publications

Learn how to share your publications with your colleagues, using networking options.

Payment information

Our prices are in Swiss francs (CHF). We accept all major credit cards (American Express, Mastercard and Visa, JCB and CUP), PayPal and bank transfers as form of payment.

Keep in touch

Keep up to date with new publication releases and announcements with our free IEC Just Published email newsletter.

Contact customer services

Please send your enquiry by email or call us on +41 22 919 02 11 between 09:00 – 16:00 CET Monday to Friday.