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Reference EN 60215:1989
Title Safety requirements for radio transmitting equipment
Project Number 2804
Abstract/Scope Applies to radio transmitting equipment operating under the responsibility of skilled personnel and deals with protection against electric shock, skin burns, high temperature and fire, implosion and explosion, harmful radiation and miscellaneous hazards. Includes design and construction requirements and test methods to ensure -safety of personnel, when the equipment is operating under conditions of normal use and certain fault conditions, when carrying out adjustments, during fault finding, and repair of the equipment; -prevention of fire and its spread.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 1989-03-17
Current Stage code deadline 1989-07-01
Deadline date for vote  


Directive(s) LVD (2006/95/EC), RTTED (1999/5/EC)
Order Voucher  


IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 103
Reference Document IEC 60215:1987 (EQV)
ICS 33.060.20 - Receiving and transmitting equipment
Keywords Radiocommunications; Transmitter; Safety
Note Supersedes HD 220 S2
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle
22 Radiation Manufacturing, Use B2B, DfE
23 Hazardous substances Manufacturing, Use, Recovery, Disposal B2B, B2C


Deadline Date
6060 1989-03-17 1989-07-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 1988-12-06 1989-01-06  
5020 1988-04-20 1988-08-31  
1599 1987-12-03 1988-04-01  
1520 1987-06-05 1987-09-15  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 1988-12-06
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 1989-03-17
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 1989-07-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 1989-07-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 1990-01-01


Supersedes HD 220 S2:1980
Superseded by FprEN 60215:2013
Normative reference (6) HD 214 S2:1980
HD 27 S1:1978
HD 236.1 S1:1977
HD 243 S12:1995
corr. October 1995
IEC 60479:1900
HD 366 S1:1977
IEC 60657:1979

(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.