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Reference EN 60417-1:1999
Title Graphical symbols for use on equipment - Part 1: Overview and application
Project Number 11929
Abstract/Scope Contains a presentation of the graphical symbols with the corresponding descriptions in numerical order which does not necessarily represent any functional grouping. It is complemented by an alphabetical index and a graphical survey of the symbols. Additional information is provided to the user by classifications to form and function, and the examples of application. EN 60417-1 and 60417-2 cancel and replace EN 60417 and all its supplements.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 1999-11-10
Current Stage code deadline 2000-07-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 3C
Reference Document IEC 60417-1:1998 (EQV)
ICS 01.080.20 - Graphical symbols for use on specific equipment
Keywords Graphical symbol; Equipment; Overview; Application
Note EN 60417-1 & EN 60417-2 supersede HD 243 S12 * D118/031: Publication withdrawn as of 2003-12-02 (EN 60417 series and related amendments)
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 1999-11-10 2000-07-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 1999-08-01 1999-09-01  
5062 1999-05-06 1999-08-01  
5020 1998-09-30 1999-03-31  
1090 1997-12-09 1998-06-09  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 1999-08-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 1999-11-10
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2000-01-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2000-07-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2000-07-01


Supersedes HD 243 S12:1995
HD 243 S12:1995/corrigendum Oct. 1995
Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) ITU-T E121:1996
ISO 3864:1984
ISO 7000:1989
IEC 60050-441:1984
HD 215 S1:1974
HD 571 S1:1990
HD 366 S1:1977
EN 60601-1:1990
corr. July 1994
IEC 60747-1:1983

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