Automotive diesel testing package according to EN 590 standard

Standard EN 590 outlines the testing requirements and methods for diesel fuel quality testing. The following tests are included in the package:




EN 5165

Cetane number

Min. 51

EN ISO 4264

Cetane index

Min. 46

EN ISO 12185

Density at 15 °C

820 - 845 kg/m3

EN 12916

Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH)

Max. 8 m%

EN ISO 20846

Sulfur content

Max. 10 mg/kg

EN 16576

Manganese content

Max. 2.0 mg/l

EN ISO 2719


Min 55 °C

EN ISO 10370

Carbon residue

Max. 0.30 m%

EN ISO 6245

Ash content

Max. 0.010 m%

EN ISO 12937

Water content

Max. 200 mg/kg

EN 12662

Total contamination

Max. 24 mg/kg

EN ISO 2160

Copper corrosion

Class 1

EN 14078

FAME content

Max. 7.0 v%

EN ISO 12205

Oxidation stability

Max. 25 g/m3/min. 20 h

EN ISO 12156-1

Lubricity at 60 °C

Max. 460 µm

EN ISO 3104

Viscosity at 40 °C

2000 - 4500 mm2/s

ISO 3405

Distillation characteristics

E250 max 65 v%, E350 min. 85 v%, T95 360 °C

EN 116

Cold filter plugging point

Different grades*

EN ISO 23015

Cloud point

Different classes**

* Temperate climates: Grade A: max. +5 °C, B: max. 0 °C, C: max. -5 °C, D: max. -10 °C, E: max. -15 °C, and F: max. -20 °C. Arctic or severe winter climates: Class 0: max. -20 °C, 1: max. -26 °C, 2: max. -32 °C, 3: max. -38 °C, and 4: max. -44 °C.

** Arctic or severe winter climates: Class 0: max. -10 °C, 1: max. -16 °C, 2: max. -22 °C, 3: max. -28 °C, and 4: max. -34 °C.

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Suitable sample matrices
Automotive diesel
Minimum sample amount
4 liters
Typical turnaround time
4 weeks after receiving the samples
Quality system
Measurlabs validated method
Method expert
Juha Keskiväli

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Additional samples (VAT 0):
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