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Reference EN 61286:2002
Title Information technology - Coded graphic character set for use in the preparation of documents used in electrotechnology and for information interchange
Project Number 14757
Abstract/Scope Specifies a standardized coded graphic character set for use in drawings and diagrams, and for the design of graphical symbols. Edition 2 describes the correspondence between this character set and that of ISO/IEC 10646-1.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2002-09-26
Current Stage code deadline 2003-09-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 3
Reference Document IEC 61286:2001 (MOD)
ICS 01.080.10 - Public information symbols
29.020 - Electrical engineering in general
35.020 - Information technology (IT) in general
Keywords Information technology; Coded graphic character; Electrotechnology
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6060 2002-09-26 2003-09-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 2002-09-01 2003-01-01  
5061 2002-06-24 2002-09-01  
5020 2002-03-22 2002-06-21  
1599 2002-03-05 2002-09-05  
1562 2002-02-06 2002-03-05  
1520 2001-10-26 2002-01-25  
1099 2001-09-25 2001-10-25  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2002-09-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2002-09-26
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2003-03-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2003-09-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2005-09-01


Supersedes EN 61286:1995
Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) ISO 2375:1985
ISO/IEC 10367:1991
ISOIEC_NO 10367:1991/corrigendum Jul. 2001
ISO/IEC 10646-1:2000

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(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

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