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Reference EN 60730-2-3:2007
Title Automatic electrical controls for household and similar use - Part 2-3: Particular requirements for thermal protectors for ballasts for tubular fluorescent lamps
Project Number 16160
Abstract/Scope This part of IEC 60730 applies to the evaluation of thermal protectors for ballasts for tubular fluorescent lamps. This standard applies to thermal protectors using NTC or PTC thermistors, additional requirements for which are contained in Annex J. Requirements concerning the testing of the combination of ballasts and thermal protectors are given in IEC 61347-1.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2007-11-30
Current Stage code deadline 2008-09-01
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Directive(s) LVD (2006/95/EC)
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 72
Reference Document IEC 60730-2-3:2006 (MOD)
ICS 29.140.30 - Fluorescent lamps. Discharge lamps
97.120 - Automatic controls for household use
Keywords Household use; Automatic control; Lamp; Tubular fluorescent; Thermal protector
Note D126/C042: IEC 60730 series permanently excluded from parallel procedures
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Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2007-11-30 2008-09-01 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2007-09-01 2008-01-01  
5060 2007-07-31 2007-08-09 export to doc file  EN
5020 2007-05-25 2007-07-27 export to doc file  EN
3090 2007-02-14 2007-06-08  
3020 2006-11-10 2007-01-26  
4098 2006-03-01    
4099 2006-01-27 2006-06-01  
4060 2004-06-29 2004-11-29  
4020 2004-01-23 2004-06-25  
3099 2004-01-20 2004-01-23  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2007-09-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2007-11-30
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2008-03-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2008-09-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2010-09-01


Supersedes EN 60730-2-3:1992
EN 60730-2-3:1992/corrigendum Mar. 2001
EN 60730-2-3:1992/A1:1998
EN 60730-2-3:1992/A2:2001
EN 60730-2-3:1992/A11:2005
EN 60730-2-3:1992/A1:1998/corrigendum Mar. 2001
Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) EN 61347-1:2001
corr. July 2003
EN 61347-2-8:2001
corr. July 2003
corr. December 2010
EN 61347-2-9:2001
corr. July 2003
corr. December 2010

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