Rs 941.210.2 Order Of The Fdjp On October 5, 2010 On The Measuring Instruments Used To Determine The Alcohol Content And The Amount Of Alcohol (Ordinance On The Determination Of Alcohol, Oda)

Original Language Title: RS 941.210.2 Ordonnance du DFJP du 5 octobre 2010 sur les instruments de mesure utilisés pour déterminer la teneur en alcool et la quantité d’alcool (Ordonnance sur la détermination d’alcool, OdA)

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941.210.2 order of the FDJP on the measuring instruments used to determine the alcohol content and the amount of alcohol (Ordinance on the determination of alcohol, OdA) of October 5, 2010 (Status January 1, 2013) the federal Department of justice and police (FDJP), view the art. 5, al. 2, 8, al. 2, 11, al. 2, 16, al. 2: 24, al. 3, and 33 of the Ordinance of 15 February 2006 on measuring instruments (Ordinance on measuring instruments), stop: Section 1 provisions general art. 1 purpose this order regulates: a. requirements for the measuring instruments used to determine the alcohol content and the quantity of alcohol mixtures water-alcohol; b. the procedures for placing on the market of these measuring instruments; c. the procedures to maintain the stability of these measuring instruments measure.

Art. 2 scope of application are subject to the provisions of this order the measuring instruments intended for official determination of the alcohol content and the amount of alcohol in water-alcohol mixtures.

Art. 3 definitions for the purposes of this order, means: a. alcohol: methanol, ethanol, the propanol and alcohols in long carbon chain and their esters; b. mass percentage (% mass): report expressed as a percentage of the mass of pure alcohol in a water-alcohol mixture compared to the total mass of the mixture; c. volume percentage (% vol): report expressed as a percentage of the volume of pure alcohol contained in a water-alcohol mixture in the total volume of the mixture at temperature equal; d. alcohol content: the proportion of alcohol in a water-alcohol mixture, expressed in mass or volume percentage; e. alcohol: volume of pure alcohol expressed in liters of a water-alcohol to the reference temperature mixture; f. non-electronic measuring instrument: measure the amount of alcohol at room temperature; g. electronic measuring instrument: electronic measure indicating the alcohol to the reference temperature content directly.

Art. 4 terms of reference and traceability the reference temperature is 20 ° C.
The traceability of the alcohol content of a water-alcohol mixture to national and international standards according to art. 9 of the Ordinance on measuring instruments is established from a mixture of water and ethanol.

Section 2 Determination of the alcohol content and the amount of alcohol art. 5 determination of alcohol content measurement instruments used for official determination of a water-alcohol mixture alcohol content must meet the requirements of this order.

Art. 6 alcohol content determined at room temperature conversion method must be converted to alcohol at the reference temperature.
Are applicable to the conversion the alcoholimetric international tables according to the standard OIML R 22, 1975 edition.
The federal Institute of Metrology (METAS) publishes the alcoholimetric tables in electronic form.

Recommendation international OIML R 22, international alcoholimetric Tables, 1975 Edition. The French or English of the mentioned standards version can be obtained against payment at the federal Institute of metrology 3003 Berne, consulted for free or downloaded from the following address: www.oiml.org/publications.
The name of the administrative unit has been adapted to 1 Jan. 2013 in application of art. 16 al. 3 o from 17 nov. 2004 on official publications (RS 170.512.1).

Art. 7 determination of the amount of alcohol alcohol is determined from the total mass or volume total and alcohol content.
The METAS publishes in electronic form of the tables that are used to calculate the amount of alcohol.
To determine the total mass and the total volume, should be used measuring instruments subject to the Ordinance on measuring instruments.
The agricultural distilleries within the meaning of art. 3, al. 1, let. c, of the order of 12 May 1999 on alcohol (OLalc) can also use measuring instruments not subject to the Ordinance on measuring instruments to determine the total mass or total volume.

RS 680.11 Section 3 non-electronic measuring Instruments art. 8 essential requirements non-electronic measuring instruments must meet the essential requirements laid down in Schedule 1 of the Ordinance on measuring instruments and in annex 1 of this order.

Art. 9 procedures for placing on the market the non-electronic measuring instruments of the classes of accuracy I - III should undergo regular approval and initial verification according to annex 5 of the Ordinance on measures carried out by the METAS.
The non-electronic measuring instruments of the IV accuracy class enjoy general approval.

Section 4 Electronic Measuring Instruments art. 10 essential requirements electronic measuring instruments must meet the essential requirements laid down in Schedule 1 of the Ordinance on measuring instruments and in annex 2 of this order.

Art. 11 procedures for placing on the market the conformity of electronic measuring instruments with the essential requirements referred to in art. 10 can be evaluated and certified according to the following procedure set out in Schedule 2 of the Ordinance on measuring instruments: a. type examination (module B); ETB. Declaration of conformity to type based on internal control of production supplemented by a test of the product by a (module C1) conformity assessment body.

Art. 12 procedures for maintaining the stability of measurement electronic measuring instruments must be subject to the following procedures designed to ensure the maintenance of the stability of measurement: a. maintenance according to annex 7, c. 7, of the Ordinance on measuring instruments and annex 3, section 1 of this order, carried out at least once a year by a competent person; ETB. intercomparison according to annex 7, section 4, of the Ordinance on measuring instruments and annex 3, section 2, of this order, carried out at least every two years by METAS or by a reference laboratory designated by the METAS.

Art. 13 marking electronic measuring instruments must be provided with the mark of compliance with metrological marking in accordance with annex 4.

Section 5 provisions final art. 14 changes to the law in force.

The mod. can be found at the RO 2010 4595.

Art. 15 transitional provisions the measuring instruments placed on the market before the entry into force of this order can also be used without the marking defined in art. 13 if they meet the requirements of this order.

Art. 16 entry into force this order comes into force on January 1, 2011.

Annex 1 (art. 8) specific requirements for non-electronic measuring instruments 1 Classes of accuracy I to III are applicable the requirements of OIML R 44 standard, edition 1985.

IV 2.1 accuracy class 2 non-electronic measuring instruments of the IV accuracy class must show a gap of 0.5%. The maximum permissible error is a difference of scale. The measurement range must contain the alcohol content to be determined.

2.2 the thermometer should display a difference of maximum scale of 1.0 ° C. The maximum permissible error represents a demi-ecart of scale. The thermometer can be integrated into an instrument of non-electronic measurement of the IV accuracy class.

3 scope non-electronic measuring instruments must be at least in the classes of accuracy following: scope of application 3.1 OLalc class II are excluded accuracy class measuring instruments used by: - small producers (art. 2, let. e, OLalc) class IV - farmers who produce fewer than 200 litres of alcohol per year (art. 13 OLalc) class IV 3.2 pure order of the DFI of 23 November 2005 on alcoholic beverages class IV applicable measurement method is fixed in Swiss food (MSDA) manual.

Recommendation international OIML R 44, Alcoholmeters and aerometres for alcohol and thermometers used in alcoholometry, Edition 1985. The french text or standard English can be ordered from the federal Institute of metrology, 3003 Berne, consulted for free or downloaded on the address www.oiml.org/publications.
RS 680.11 RS 817.022.110 State on January 1, 2013 Appendix 2 (art. 10) specific requirements for electronic measuring instruments 1 standards are applicable to measuring instruments electronics the following international standards:-EN ISO 15212-1: 1999, densimeters to oscillations, part 1: laboratory Instruments; - EN ISO 15121-2: 2002, densimeters to oscillations, part 2: industrial Instruments for homogeneous liquids.

2 conversion of density in alcohol the electronic measuring instrument must convert the density measured in alcohol content to the reference temperature according to the international alcoholimetric tables and pursuant to art. 5, al. 3 3 scope electronic measuring instruments can be used in the fields of application for which electronic measuring instruments of the IV (Schedule 1, c. 3) accuracy class are allowed.


These standards can be obtained from the Swiss Association for Standardisation (SNV), 8400 Winterthur, or consulted free of charge at the federal Institute of metrology, 3003 Bern.

State on January 1, 2013 Appendix 3 (art. 12) Procedures for maintaining stability of measurement of electronic measuring instruments 1 1.1 maintenance information on the functioning of the measuring instruments electronic according to annex 1, point 9.3 of the Ordinance on measuring instruments must in particular contain details of the maintenance obligation which is the responsibility of the holder on all maintenance as well as the interim and evidence of the execution of these.

1.2 all maintenance according to the information on the operation must be carried out correctly, Furthermore, both the extent that deadlines should be respected.

1.3 execution of all maintenance work must be proven in a maintenance document. This one in particular contains an identification of the instrument, date, work performed, measurement and instruments used test, the identification and signature of the person who has carried out the work.

2 intercomparison 2.1 the alcohol content must be determined with a minimum of three trials, which are selected within the range of the measuring instrument.

2.2 the comparison is made on the typical temperature of use of the electronic measuring instrument.

2.3 the authorized maximum deviation is 0.1% or 0.1% mass.

State on January 1, 2013 Appendix 4 (art. 13) brand compliance and required additional guidance for electronic measurement 1 marks and inscriptions 1.1 symbol instruments electronic measuring instruments must have: a. brand next compliance and the following identification number: 1. the mark of conformity is constituted by the following symbol, a size of at least 5 mm : CH 2.

the identification numbers of the conformity assessment bodies that performed control;

(b) of the following metrological brand: the brand consists of the letter "M" and the last two digits of the year of its affixing, surrounded by a rectangle. the height of the rectangle is equal to the size of the mark of conformity; the metrological brand immediately following the mark of conformity;

c. the following inscriptions: 1 name of the manufacturer, 2. the number of the type examination certificate, 3. where necessary, the limits specific temperature in the form: "... ° C /... ° C '.

1.2 layout for the affixing of the mark of conformity instruments must be equipped with facilities for the affixing of the mark of conformity and inscriptions. These must be such that it is impossible to remove them without damaging them and must be visible when the measuring instrument is in normal operating position. The mark and inscriptions indicated must be attached together on the instrument in a distinct way.

1.3 using a plate data using a data plate, this plate has to be sealed, unless it is impossible to remove without destroying. If the data plate must be sealed, you must be able to apply a control mark.

Update according to no I 3 of the FDJP 7 dec O. 2012 (new legal bases in metrology), in force since Jan. 1. 2013 (2012 7183 RO).

State on January 1, 2013

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