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Reference HD 21.1 S2:1990/A15:1995
Title Polyvinyl chloride insulated cables of rated voltages up to and including 450/750 V - Part 1: General requirements
Project Number 4908
Abstract/Scope HD 21 applies to rigid and flexible cables with insulation and sheath if any, based on polyvinyl chloride, of rated voltages Uo/U up to and including 450/750 V used in power installations of nominal voltage not exceeding 450/750 V A.C. Note - For some types of flexible cables, the term "cord" is used. This Part 1 specifies the General Requirements applicable to these cables. The test methods specified are given in Part 2 of this HD, in HD 405 Part 1 and HD 505. The particular types of cables are specified in Part 3 onwards of this HD, and are hereafter referred to as "the particular specifications". The code designations of these types of cables are in accordance with HD 361.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 1995-01-27
Current Stage code deadline 1995-12-01
Deadline date for vote  


Order Voucher  


IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 20
Reference Document  
ICS 29.060.20 - Cables
Keywords Cable; Polyvinyl chloride insulated cable
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 1995-01-27 1995-12-01  
5099 1994-12-06 1995-01-06  
5062 1994-03-17 1994-09-30  
5020 1994-03-17 1994-09-30  
1090 1993-03-16 1993-10-01  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 1994-12-06
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 1995-01-27
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 1995-06-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 1995-12-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 1995-12-01


Superseded by HD 21.1 S3:1997
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.