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Reference EN 60309-1:1999/AA
Title Plugs, socket-outlets and couplers for industrial purposes - Part 1: General requirements
Project Number 16883
Abstract/Scope Applies to plugs and socket-outlets, cable couplers and appliance couplers, with a rated operating voltage not exceeding 690 V d.c. or a.c, 500 Hz a.c. and a rated current not exceeding 250 A, primarily intended for industrial use, either indoors or outdoors when the ambient temperature does not normally exceed 40°C.
Approval stage


Current Stage code 5098
Current Stage code date 2006-11-01
Current Stage code deadline  
Deadline date for vote  


Directive(s) LVD (2006/95/EC)
Order Voucher  


IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 23H
Reference Document  
ICS 29.120.30 - Plugs, socket-outlets, couplers
Keywords Industrial purpose; Plug; Socket-outlet; Coupler
Note Merged with prA1:2005 (pr=16594)
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
5098 2006-11-01    
5099 2006-11-01 2007-03-01  
5061 2006-09-26 2006-11-01  
5060 2006-09-05 2006-09-18 export to doc file  EN
5020 2006-06-02 2006-09-01 export to doc file  EN
3093 2006-05-01 2006-05-26  
5061 2006-03-31 2006-05-01  
5091 2006-02-01 2006-02-28  
5061 2005-11-30 2006-02-01  
5020 2005-08-05 2005-10-07  
1090 2005-05-13 2005-06-30  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2006-11-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2)  
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) -
date of Publication (DOP) (4) -
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) -


Supersedes EN 60309-1:1999/A11:2004
Superseded by  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Date of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn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.