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1.4 Special authorised names and symbols of decimal multiples and submultiples of SI units

Quantity

Unit

 

 

 

Name

Symbol

Value

Volume

litre

l or L(1)

1 l = 1 dm3 = 10-3 m3

Mass

tonne

t

1 t = 1 Mg = 103 kg

Pressure, stress

bar

bar

1 bar = 105 Pa

(1)
The two symbols 'l' and 'L' may be used for the litre unit. 

The prefixes and their symbols listed in F‑II, Annex 21.3 may be used in conjunction with the units and symbols contained in this table.