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Reference EN 60695-7-3:2011
Title Fire hazard testing - Part 7-3: Toxicity of fire effluent - Use and interpretation of test results
Project Number 22863
Abstract/Scope IEC 60695-7-3:2011 concerns laboratory tests used to measure the toxic components of the fire effluent from either electrotechnical products or materials used in electrotechnical products. It provides guidance on the use and interpretation of results from such tests. It discusses currently available approaches to toxic hazard assessment consistent with the approach of ISO TC 92 SC 3, as set out in ISO 13344, ISO 13571, ISO 16312-1, ISO 16312-2, ISO 19701, ISO 19702 and ISO 19706. It also provides guidance on the use of toxic potency data in fire hazard assessment and on principles which underlie the use of combustibility and toxicological information in fire hazard assessment. The methods described are applicable to data concerning both the incapacitating effects and the lethal effects of fire effluents. This first edition cancels and replaces the second edition of IEC/TS 60695-7-3 published in 2004. It constitutes a technical revision and now has a status of an International Standard. The main changes with respect to the previous edition are listed below: - change of designation from a Technical Specification to an International Standard; - the Foreword, Introduction, and Clauses 1, 2 and 3 have been updated; - expanded in all areas to further clarify the alignment with ISO/TC 92 Fire Safety and in particular with ISO 13344, ISO 13571, ISO/IEC 13943, ISO 16312-1, ISO 16312-2, ISO 19701, ISO 19702 and ISO 19706. It has the status of a basic safety publication in accordance with IEC Guide 104 and ISO/IEC Guide 51. This publication is to be read in conjunction with IEC 60695-7-1:2010 and IEC 60695-7-2:2002.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2011-10-21
Current Stage code deadline 2012-07-04
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 89
Reference Document IEC 60695-7-3:2011 (EQV)
ICS 13.220.40 - Ignitability and burning behaviour of materials and products
29.020 - Electrical engineering in general
Keywords Fire; Toxicity, Use; Interpretation
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6060 2011-10-21 2012-07-04 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2011-10-04 2011-11-01  
5060 2011-08-01 2011-08-22 export to doc file  EN
5020 2011-05-27 2011-07-29  
3090 2010-08-06 2010-10-30  
5060 2010-08-02 2010-08-16 export to doc file  EN
5020 2010-02-26 2010-07-30  
1090 2010-02-23 2010-02-26  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2011-10-04
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2011-10-21
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2012-01-04
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2012-07-04
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2014-10-04


Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) ISO/IEC Guide 51
IEC Guide 104
ISO 13344:2004
ISO 13571:2007
ISO 13943:2008
ISO 16312-1
ISO/TR 16312-2
ISO 19701
ISO 19702
ISO 19706
EN 60695-1-10
EN 60695-1-11
EN 60695-7-1
EN 60695-7-2

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