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Reference EN 60068-1:1994
Title Environmental testing - Part 1: General and guidance
Project Number 5286
Abstract/Scope Enumerates a series of environmental tests and appropriate severities, and prescribes various atmospheric conditions for measurements for the ability of specimens to perform under normal conditions of transportation, storage and operational use.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 1994-10-07
Current Stage code deadline 1995-10-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 104
Reference Document IEC 60068-1:1988 (EQV) + A1:1992 (EQV) + corrigendum Oct. 1988 (EQV)
ICS 19.040 - Environmental testing
Keywords Environment; Testing
Note Supersedes HD 323.1 S2 * Superseded by EN 60068-1:2014
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Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 1994-10-07 1995-10-01 export to doc file  EN
6020 1994-10-03 1995-01-03  
5099 1994-09-01 1994-10-01  
5061 1994-07-26 1994-09-01  
5020 1994-01-05 1994-06-30  
1090 1993-12-10    

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 1994-09-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 1994-10-07
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 1995-04-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 1995-10-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 1995-10-01


Supersedes HD 323.1 S2:1988
Superseded by EN 60068-1:2014
Normative reference (6) IEC 60050-301:1983
IEC 60050-302:1983
IEC 60050-303:1983
EN 60068-2-14:1999
HD 323.2.20 S3:1988
EN 60068-2-27:1993
EN 60068-2-38:1999
EN 60068-2-47:1993
EN 60068-2-48:1999
EN 60068-3-1:1999
EN 60068-3-1:1999
EN 60068-4:1996
IEC 60160:1963
IEC 60271:1974
HD 365 S3:1985
IEC 60721-1:1981

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of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn

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