European standards are reviewed every five years. See full list of individual standards for plywood, OSB and LVL.
EN 350:2016 Durability of wood and wood-based products – Testing and classification of the durability to biological agents of wood and wood-based materials
EN 12460-3:2015 Wood-based panels – Determination of formaldehyde release – Gas analysis method. Replaces EN 717-2.
EN 12460-5:2015 Wood-based panels – Determination of formaldehyde release – Extraction method (called the perforator method). Replaces EN 120.
EN 16733:2015 Reaction to fire tests for building products – Determination of a building product’s propensity to undergo continuous smouldering. Relevant to all building products classified according the official fire classification standard, EN 13501-1.
EN 594:1995 Timber structures – Test methods – Racking strength and stiffness of timber frame wall panels
EN 597:1995 Timber structures –Test methods – Soft body impact test of timber framed walls
EN 12369-2:2011 Wood-based panels – Characteristic values for structural design – Part 2 – Plywood
EN 13986:2004+A1:2015 Wood-based panels for use in construction – Characteristics, evaluation of conformity and marking.
EN 313-1:1996 Plywood – Classification and terminology – Classification
EN 314-2:1993 Plywood – Bond quality – Requirements
EN 635-5:1999 Plywood – Classification by surface appearance – Part 5: Methods for measuring and expressing characteristics and defects.
New Standards under development:
FprEn 16755:2015 Durability of reaction to fire performance – Classes of fire retardant treated wood products in interior and exterior end use applications
EN 14374 Timber structures – Laminated veneer lumber (LVL) – Requirements
This is being merged with EN 14279 (referenced in EN 13986) to create a universal classification for structural and non-structural LVL. This will include: