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Reference EN 60529:1991
Title Degrees of protection provided by enclosures (IP Code)
Project Number 2330
Abstract/Scope Applies to the classification of degrees of protection provided by enclosures for electrical equipment with a rated voltage not exceeding 72,5 kV. Has the status of a basic safety publication in accordance with IEC Guide 104.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 1991-10-21
Current Stage code deadline 1992-07-01
Deadline date for vote  


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


IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 70
Reference Document IEC 60529:1989 (EQV)
Keywords Protection by enclosures; IP code
Note Supersedes HD 365 S3:1985 * Corrigendum to EN issued May 1993
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 1991-10-21 1992-07-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 1991-06-25 1991-07-27  
5020 1990-12-17 1991-03-31  
1599 1990-09-11 1991-03-11  
1520 1990-02-01 1990-05-15  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 1991-06-25
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 1991-10-21
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 1992-01-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 1992-07-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 1992-07-01


Supersedes HD 365 S3:1985
Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) HD 384.2 S2:2001
EN 60068-1:1994
HD 540.2 S1:1991

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of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn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