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Reference EN 60439-5:2006
Title Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear assemblies - Part 5: Particular requirements for assemblies for power distribution in public networks
Project Number 16592
Abstract/Scope This standard gives supplementary requirements for substation cable distribution boards (SCDBs) and cable distribution cabinets (CDCs), which are stationary, type-tested assemblies (TTA). They are used for the distribution of electrical energy in three-phase systems. Open-type ASSEMBLY are not covered by this standard.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2006-10-25
Current Stage code deadline 2007-06-01
Deadline date for vote  


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


IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 17D
Reference Document IEC 60439-5:2006 (EQV)
ICS 29.130.20 - Low voltage switchgear and controlgear
29.240.99 - Other equipment related to power transmission and distribution networks
Keywords Switchgear; Controlgear; LV; Public network; Power distribution
Note Supersedes EN 50300:2004 + EN 60439-5:1996 + A1:1998 * Superseded by EN 61439-5:2011 * Initially handled by CLC/TC 17D (dormant)
A-Deviation(s) ES
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2006-10-25 2007-06-01 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2006-09-01 2006-11-01  
5061 2006-06-27 2006-09-01  
5061 2006-05-29 2006-07-01  
5060 2006-05-03 2006-05-15 export to doc file  EN
5020 2006-02-17 2006-04-28  
4099 2005-10-14 2006-01-31  
4060 2005-07-01 2005-08-31  
4020 2004-11-12 2005-04-15  
3099 2004-11-09 2004-11-12  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2006-09-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2006-10-25
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2006-12-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2007-06-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2009-09-01


Supersedes EN 50300:2004
EN 60439-5:1996
EN 60439-5:1996/A1:1998
Superseded by EN 61439-5:2011
Normative reference (6) ISO 3231:1993
ISO 4628-3:2003
ISO 4892-2:1994
ISO 6506-1:2005
ISO 9223:1992
EN 60068-2-11:1999
EN 60068-2-30:2005
EN 60238:2004
corr. January 2005
EN 60269-1:1998
EN 60439-1:1999
EN 60446:1999
EN 60529:1991
corr. May 1993
EN 60695-11-10:1999

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