ISO 6469-1: Electrically propelled road vehicles - Safety specifications - Part 1: On-board rechargeable energy storage systems (RESS) Published International

Application Type: 
  • H2 and Fuel Cell Road Vehicles
  • System Design/Testing
International Standards Organization (ISO)

ISO 6469-1:2009 specifies requirements for the on-board rechargeable energy storage systems (RESS) of electrically propelled road vehicles, including battery-electric vehicles (BEVs), fuel-cell vehicles (FCVs) and hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), for the protection of persons inside and outside the vehicle and the vehicle environment. Flywheels are not included in the scope of ISO 6469-1:2009.

ISO 6469-1:2009 does not apply to RESS in motorcycles and vehicles not primarily intended as road vehicles, such as material handling trucks or fork- lift trucks.

ISO 6469-1:2009 applies only to RESS in on-board voltage class B electric circuits for vehicle propulsion.

ISO 6469-1:2009 does not provide comprehensive safety information for manufacturing, maintenance and repair personnel.


Published September 14, 2009.

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Revision underway with target dates of: DIS Stage - March 2018 and Publication - March 2019. 

Latest Published Date: 
September, 2009
Committee Information: 

Project Leader      - Ms. Miao Song