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



Reference EN 60730-1:1991
Title Automatic electrical controls for household and similar use - Part 1: General requirements
Project Number 2335
Abstract/Scope In general, this standard applies to automatic electrical controls for houselold and similar use, including electrical controls for heating, air conditioning, and similar applications. This standard applies to controls with a rated voltage not exceeding 660 V and with a rated current not exceeding 63 A. This standard does not take into account the response value of an automatic action of a control. If such a response value is dependent upon the method of mounting the control in the equipment. Where a response value is of significant purpose for the protection of the user, or surroundings, the value defined in the appropriate household equipment standard or as determined by the manufacturer shall apply.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 1991-05-07
Current Stage code deadline 1992-07-01
Deadline date for vote  


Directive(s) LVD (2006/95/EC)
Order Voucher  


IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 72
Reference Document IEC 60730-1:1986 (MOD)
ICS 97.120 - Automatic controls for household use
Keywords Household use; Automatic control
Note Corrigendum to EN issued November 1993 * Superseded by EN 60730-1:1995
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 1991-05-07 1992-07-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 1990-09-11 1990-10-11  
5020 1990-03-21 1990-06-30  
4099 1989-11-14 1990-04-30  
4020 1989-01-06 1989-07-15  
3099 1988-09-05 1989-01-01  
3020 1988-01-15 1988-07-29  
1520 1986-09-10 1986-12-15  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 1990-09-11
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 1991-05-07
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 1991-01-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 1992-07-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 1995-07-01


Superseded by EN 60730-1:1995
Normative reference (6) HD 195 S4:1985
HD 566 S1:1990
HD 214 S2:1980
HD 109 S3:1983
EN 60129:1994
HD 437 S1:1984
EN 60335-1:1994
corr. October 1994
corr. January 1995
corr. July 2009
IEC 60384-14:1981
IEC 60664:1980
IEC 60664A:1981

(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.