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Reference EN 60947-4-1:2001
Title Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear - Part 4-1: Contactors and motor-starters - Electromechanical contactors and motor-starters
Project Number 13068
Abstract/Scope States the characteristics of contactors and starters and associated equipment, the conditions with which contactors or starters shall comply (operation and behaviour, dielectric properties, the degrees of protection provided by their enclosures, their construction), the tests intended for confirming that these conditions have been met, the information to be given with the equipment or in the manufacturer's literature. This publication supersedes EN 60158-1 (1970) and its Amendment 1 (1983), 60158-1C (1982), 60292-1 (1969) and its Amendment 2 (1983), 60292-2 (1970), 60292-3 (1973) and 60292-4 (1975). It should be read in conjunction with EN 60947-1.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2001-02-02
Current Stage code deadline 2001-08-01
Deadline date for vote  


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


IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 17B
Reference Document IEC 60947-4-1:2000 (EQV)
ICS 29.130.20 - Low voltage switchgear and controlgear
29.140.99 - Other standards related to lamps
Keywords Switchgear; Controlgear; LV; Contactor; Motor starter
Note EN following parallel vote * Superseded by EN 60947-4-1:2010
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2001-02-02 2001-08-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 2000-09-01 2001-01-01  
5061 2000-07-10 2000-09-01  
5020 2000-03-10 2000-05-31  
1090 2000-03-06 2000-03-10  
1090 2000-02-06 2000-03-10  
4020 1999-03-05 1999-08-16  
3099 1999-03-01 1999-03-05  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2000-09-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2001-02-02
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2001-02-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2001-08-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2003-09-01


Supersedes EN 60947-4-1:1992
EN 60947-4-1:1992/corrigendum Jun. 1997
EN 60947-4-1:1992/A1:1995
EN 60947-4-1:1992/A2:1997
EN 60947-4-1:1992/A1:1995/corrigendum Jun. 1997
Superseded by EN 60947-4-1:2010
Normative reference (6) EN 55011:1998
EN 60034-1:1998
corr. February 2000
IEC 60034-11:1978
IEC 60050-441:1984
EN 60076-1:1997
HD 566 S1:1990
HD 214 S2:1980
EN 60255-8:1998
EN 60269-1:1998
EN 60269-2:1995
HD 630.2.1 S6:2003
IEC 60410:1973
EN 60947-1:1999
corr. October 1999
EN 60947-2:1996
corr. June 1997
EN 60947-3:1999
EN 60947-5-1:1997
EN 61000-4-2:1995
EN 61000-4-3:1996
EN 61000-4-4:1995
EN 61000-4-5:1995
EN 61095:1993
corr. March 1993
EN 61810-1:1998

(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.