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Reference EN 60669-2-6:2012
Title Switches for household and similar fixed electrical installations - Part 2-6: Particular requirements - Fireman's switches for exterior and interior signs and luminaires
Project Number 23371
Abstract/Scope IEC 60669-2-6:2012 is applicable to fireman's switches used for the breaking of the low-voltage circuits for exterior and interior signs and luminaires e.g. neon signs for a.c. only with a rated voltage not exceeding 440 V and a rated current not exceeding 125 A. This publication is to be read in conjunction with IEC 60669-1:1998.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2012-03-30
Current Stage code deadline 2013-02-22
Deadline date for vote  


Directive(s) LVD (2006/95/EC)
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IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 23B
Reference Document IEC 60669-2-6:2012 (MOD)
ICS 29.120.40 - Switches
Keywords Breaking device; Emergency; Fireman's switch
Note Supersedes EN 50425:2008 * incorporates FprEN 60669-2-6:2011/FprAA:2011 (pr=23738), (implementation dates of FprAA) *2012-02-07: Publication editing allocated to
A-Deviation(s) FR, GB, IT, PT
Special National Condition(s) FR, GB, PT


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2012-03-30 2013-02-22 export to doc file  EN  FR
5099 2012-02-22 2012-03-21  
5060 2011-10-21 2011-12-31 export to doc file  EN
5020 2011-02-18 2011-07-22  
1090 2011-02-15 2011-02-18  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2012-02-22
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2012-03-30
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2012-08-22
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2013-02-22
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2015-02-22


Supersedes EN 50425:2008
Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) EN 60669-1:1999
EN 62262

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(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

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of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn

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