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Reference EN 61285:2004
Title Industrial-process control - Safety of analyser houses
Project Number 15708
Abstract/Scope describes the physical requirements for the safe operation of the process analyser measuring system installed in an AH in order to ensure its protection against fire, explosion and health hazards. This standard extends beyond EN 60079-16 to include houses with Zone 2 interiors and to apply to toxic hazards. (Appropriate national guidelines on toxic hazards are to be followed.)


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2004-12-10
Current Stage code deadline 2005-08-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 65B
Reference Document IEC 61285:2004 (EQV)
ICS 13.110 - Safety of machinery
25.040.40 - Industrial process measurement and control
Keywords Industrial process; Analyzer house; Safety
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2004-12-10 2005-08-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 2004-11-01 2005-03-01  
5020 2004-07-16 2004-09-17  
4099 2004-05-14 2004-06-30  
4020 2003-03-21 2003-09-05  
3099 2003-03-18 2003-03-21  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2004-11-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2004-12-10
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2005-02-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2005-08-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2007-11-01


Supersedes EN 61285:1994
Superseded by FprEN 61285:2013
Normative reference (6) IEC/TR 60079-16:1990

(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Date of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn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.