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Reference EN 50461:2006
Title Solar cells - Datasheet information and product data for crystalline silicon solar cells
Project Number 16147
Abstract/Scope This European Standard describes data sheet and product data information for crystalline silicon solar cells. The intent of this standard is to provide minimum information required to configure safe and optimal photovoltaic modules. In this context, data sheet information is a technical description separate from the photovoltaic module. Product data information concerns the packaging, marking, storage and containing a commitment to inform about major changes on product and on process. These data are needed for further processing of solar cells to photovoltaic modules.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2006-08-31
Current Stage code deadline 2007-03-01
Deadline date for vote  


Mandate(s) M/089
Order Voucher  


IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 82
Reference Document  
ICS 27.160 - Solar energy engineering
Keywords Cell; Solar cell; Crystalline silicon; Silicon
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2006-08-31 2007-03-01 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2006-02-01 2006-09-01  
5061 2005-11-30 2006-02-01  
5020 2005-05-20 2005-10-21  
3090 2005-02-07 2005-12-31  
2020 2004-09-29 2005-03-29  
2020 2004-02-24 2004-08-24  
1000 2003-12-02 2004-06-01  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2006-02-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2006-08-31
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2006-08-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2007-03-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2009-02-01


Superseded by  
Normative reference (6)  

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of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn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