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Reference EN 61010-1:1993
Title Safety requirements for electrical equipment for measurement, control and laboratory use - Part 1: General requirements
Project Number 4339
Abstract/Scope Specifies general safety requirements for electrical equipment intended for professional, industrial process, and educational use, including equipment and computing devices for: -measurement and test; -control; -laboratory use; -accessories intended for use with this equipment. Does not cover: -reliable function, performance or other properties of the equipment; -servicing (repair); -protection of servicing (repair) personnel. Has the status of a group safety publication in accordance with IEC Guide 104.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 1993-04-23
Current Stage code deadline 1993-12-01
Deadline date for vote  


Order Voucher  


IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 66
Reference Document IEC 61010-1:1990 (MOD) + A1:1992 (MOD)
ICS 19.080 - Electrical and electronic testing
71.040.20 - Laboratory ware and related apparatus
Keywords Laboratory equipment; Safety
Note Supersedes HD 401 S1 * Superseded by EN 61010-1:2001
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 1993-04-23 1993-12-01  
5099 1993-03-09 1993-04-09  
5020 1992-09-09 1992-12-15  
4099 1992-06-16 1992-09-16  
5091 1991-09-23 1992-03-23  
5020 1991-03-06 1991-09-15  
1090 1990-12-10 1991-06-10  
1090 1990-03-05 1990-09-05  
1090 1989-09-11 1990-03-11  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 1993-03-09
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 1993-04-23
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 1993-06-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 1993-12-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 1993-12-01


Supersedes HD 401 S1:1980
Superseded by EN 61010-1:2001
Normative reference (6) IEC 60050-151:1978
IEC 60050-351:1975
IEC 60060-2:1973
EN 60065:1993
corr. November 1993
corr. September 1997
HD 323.2.3 S2:1987
HD 323.2.6 S2:1988
EN 60068-2-31:1993
HD 566 S1:1990
IEC 60359:1987
HD 243 S12:1995
corr. October 1995
EN 60529:1991
corr. May 1993
IEC 60617-2:1983
IEC 60664:1980
HD 441 S1:1983
EN 60799:1987
HD 495 S1:1987
EN 60825:1991
EN 60947-1:1991
corr. March 1993
corr. June 1997
IEC 60990:1990

(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.