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Reference EN 60812:2006
Title Analysis techniques for system reliability - Procedure for failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA)
Project Number 16072
Abstract/Scope This International Standard describes Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) and Failure Mode, Effects and Criticality Analysis (FMECA), and gives guidance as to how they may be applied to achieve various objectives by: providing the procedural steps necessary to perform analysis; identifying appropriate terms; defining basic principles; providing examples of the necessary worksheets or other tabular forms.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2006-05-17
Current Stage code deadline 2006-12-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 56
Reference Document IEC 60812:2006 (EQV)
ICS 03.120.01 - Quality in general
03.120.30 - Application of statistical methods
21.020 - Characteristics and design of machines, apparatus, equipment
Keywords Reliability; Failure mode; Effect analysis; FMEA
Note Supersedes HD 485 S1:1987
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Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle
5.2.8 Others Use B2B


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6060 2006-05-17 2006-12-01 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2006-03-01 2006-05-01  
5061 2006-01-26 2006-03-01  
5060 2005-12-12 2006-01-09  
5020 2005-10-07 2005-12-09  
4099 2005-07-15 2005-07-31  
4099 2004-05-28 2004-07-30  
4060 2004-05-28 2004-08-26  
4020 2003-12-05 2004-05-07  
3099 2003-12-02 2003-12-05  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2006-03-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2006-05-17
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2006-06-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2006-12-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2009-03-01


Supersedes HD 485 S1:1987
Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) EN 60300-3-1:2004
HD 617 S1:1992
EN 61078:2006

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of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn

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