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Reference EN 50401:2006
Title Product standard to demonstrate the compliance of fixed equipment for radio transmission (110 MHz - 40 GHz) intended for use in wireless telecommunication networks with the basic restrictions or the reference levels related to general public exposure to radio frequency electromagnetic fields, when put into service
Project Number 15350
Abstract/Scope This product standard applies to base stations as defined in Clause 3, operating in the frequency range 110 MHz to 40 GHz. The objective of the standard is to verify that such product complies with the basic restrictions directly or via compliance with reference levels related to the general public exposure to radio frequency electromagnetic fields in the frequency range 100 kHz to 40 GHz, where the general public has access and when it is put into service in its operational environment.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2006-06-29
Current Stage code deadline 2007-01-01
Deadline date for vote  


Directive(s) RTTED (1999/5/EC)
Mandate(s) M/305
Order Voucher  


IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 106
Reference Document  
ICS 17.220.20 - Measurement of electrical and magnetic quantities
33.070.01 - Mobile services in general
Keywords Station; Telecommunications; Electromagnetic fields; Human exposure; Radio frequency
Note D124/014: Ratified with A-deviations for Germany, Italy and Switzerland
A-Deviation(s) CH, DE, IT
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2006-06-29 2007-01-01 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2005-12-06 2006-04-06  
5061 2005-08-30 2005-10-01  
5020 2005-04-01 2005-07-01  
4099 2004-10-20 2005-03-20  
4060 2004-08-30 2004-11-03  
4020 2004-06-25 2004-08-27  
4093 2003-10-08 2004-04-06  
4060 2003-08-05 2004-01-05  
4020 2003-02-07 2003-08-01  
3099 2002-10-23 2003-03-23  
3020 2002-07-02 2003-01-02  
2020 2002-07-02 2002-10-31  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2005-12-06
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2006-06-29
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2006-07-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2007-01-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2009-01-01


Superseded by  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.