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Reference EN 60838-1:2004/A1:2008
Title Miscellaneous lampholders - Part 1: General requirements and tests
Project Number 21382
Abstract/Scope This part of EN 60838 applies to lampholders of miscellaneous types intended for building-in (to be used with general purpose light sources, projection lamps, floodlighting lamps and street-lighting lamps with caps as listed in annex A) and the methods of test to be used in determining the safe use of lamps in lampholders. This part of EN 60838 also covers lampholders which are integral with a luminaire. It covers the requirements for the lampholder only.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2008-09-23
Current Stage code deadline 2009-05-01
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Directive(s) LVD (2006/95/EC)
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IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 34B
Reference Document IEC 60838-1:2004/A1:2008 (EQV)
ICS 29.140.10 - Lamp caps and holders
Keywords Lighting; Miscellaneous lampholder; Lampholder
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2008-09-23 2009-05-01 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2008-08-01 2008-10-01  
5060 2008-06-17 2008-07-01 export to doc file  EN
5020 2008-04-11 2008-06-13  
3090 2008-01-11 2008-03-31  
5060 2007-12-18 2008-01-07 export to doc file  EN
5020 2007-07-13 2007-12-14  
1090 2007-07-10 2007-07-13  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2008-08-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2008-09-23
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2008-11-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2009-05-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2011-08-01


Superseded by FprEN 60838-1:2013
Normative reference (6) EN 60695-11-5:2005

(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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