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Reference EN 50289-4-16:2012
Title Communication cables - Specifications for test methods - Part 4-16: Environmental test methods - Circuit integrity under fire conditions
Project Number 23235
Abstract/Scope This part of EN 50289 is a guide on the criterion for fire resistance of cables. The work undertaken is to use the test method as described in EN 50200 and to add a procedure of taking transmission type measurements and show that the cable is capable of continued supporting applications.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2012-08-03
Current Stage code deadline 2013-07-09
Deadline date for vote 2011-06-30


Mandate(s) M/117; M/212; M/443
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IEC Technical Body  
Reference Document  
ICS 33.120.10 - Coaxial cables. Waveguides
Keywords Communication; Cable; Environment; Circuit integrity; Fire conditions
Note 2012-06-04 - Publication editing allocated to
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Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2012-08-03 2013-07-09 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2012-07-09 2012-08-06  
5060 2012-06-04 2012-06-25 export to doc file  EN
5020 2012-03-30 2012-06-01 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
4099 2012-01-04 2012-03-23  
4060 2011-10-10 2012-02-22 export to doc file  EN
4020 2011-05-06 2011-10-07 export to doc file  EN  FR
3099 2011-02-25 2011-03-11  
3090 2011-02-25    
1099 2011-02-01    
1000 2010-11-18 2011-01-31  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2012-07-09
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2012-08-03
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2013-01-09
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2013-07-09
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2015-07-09


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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.