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Reference EN 60947-1:1999/A1:2000
Title Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear - Part 1: General rules
Project Number 13733
Abstract/Scope Applies, when required by the relevant product standard, to switchgear and controlgear hereinafter referred to as "equipment" and intended to be connected to circuits, the rated voltage of which does not exceed 1 000 V a.c. or 1 500 V d.c. It states those general rules and requirements which are common to low-voltage equipment as defined in Subclause 1.1, including for example: definitions, characteristics, information supplied with the equipment, normal service, mounting and transport conditions, constructional and performance requirements, verification of characteristics and performance.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2000-11-17
Current Stage code deadline 2001-06-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 17B
Reference Document IEC 60947-1:1999/A1:2000 (EQV)
ICS 29.130.20 - Low voltage switchgear and controlgear
Keywords Switchgear; Controlgear; LV
Note EN following parallel vote * Superseded by EN 60947-1:2004
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Deadline Date
6060 2000-11-17 2001-06-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 2000-09-01 2000-12-01  
5061 2000-07-10 2000-09-01  
5020 2000-03-10 2000-05-31  
1090 2000-03-06 2000-03-10  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2000-09-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2000-11-17
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2000-12-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2001-06-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2003-09-01


Superseded by EN 60947-1:2004
Normative reference (6) IEC Guide 106:1996
ISO 14040:1997
IEC 60068:201X
IEC 60721:201X

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(2) Date of availability (dav) date when the definitive text in the official language versions of an approved CEN/CENELEC publication is distributed by the Central Secretariat

(3) Date of announcement (doa) latest date by which the existence of an EN (and HD for CENELEC), a TS or a CWA has to be announced at national level

(4) Date of publication (dop) latest date by which an EN has to be implemented at national level by publication of an identical national standard or by endorsement

(5) Date of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn

(6) This list of normative references is purely indicative. The only official list of normative reference is the list of the published standard.