International Standards and Conformity Assessment for all electrical, electronic and related technologies



Reference EN 60947-4-2:2000
Title Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear - Part 4-2: Contactors and motor-starters - AC semiconductor motor controllers and starters
Project Number 11976
Abstract/Scope Aapplies to controllers and starters, which may include a series mechanical switching device, intended to be connected to circuits, the rated voltage of which does not exceed 1 000 V a.c.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2000-01-12
Current Stage code deadline 2000-09-01
Deadline date for vote  


Directive(s) LVD (2006/95/EC), EMC (2004/108/EC)
Mandate(s) M/404
Order Voucher  


IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 17B
Reference Document IEC 60947-4-2:1999 (EQV)
ICS 29.130.20 - Low voltage switchgear and controlgear
Keywords Switchgear; Controlgear; LV; Contactor; Motor starter
Note EN following parallel vote * Supersedes HD 419.2 S1 together with EN 60947-4-3 * Superseded by EN 60947-4-2:2012
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2000-01-12 2000-09-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 1999-10-01 2000-02-01  
5062 1999-09-07 1999-10-01  
5020 1999-06-04 1999-08-16  
4099 1999-05-31 1999-06-04  
4020 1998-02-06 1998-07-15  
3099 1998-02-03 1998-02-06  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 1999-10-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2000-01-12
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2000-03-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2000-09-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2002-12-01


Supersedes HD 419.2 S1:1987
EN 60947-4-2:1996
EN 60947-4-2:1996/corrigendum Jun. 1997
EN 60947-4-2:1996/A1:1997
EN 60947-4-2:1996/A2:1998
Superseded by EN 60947-4-2:2012
Normative reference (6) EN 55011:1998
EN 55014-1:1993
EN 55014-2:1997
corr. December 1997
EN 60034-1:1998
corr. February 2000
IEC 60050-161:1990
EN 60269-1:1998
IEC 60410:1973
EN 60439-1:1994
corr. August 1994
corr. February 1995
corr. December 1997
EN 60664-1:2003
EN 60947-1:1999
corr. October 1999
IEC/TR 61000-2-1:1990
EN 61000-3-2:1995
corr. October 1995
corr. July 1997
EN 61000-4-2:1995
EN 61000-4-3:1996
EN 61000-4-4:1995
EN 61000-4-5:1995
EN 61000-4-6:1996
EN 61000-4-11:1994

(1) Date of ratification (dor) date when the Technical Board notes the approval of an EN (and HD for CENELEC), from which time the standard may be said to be approved

(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.