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Reference EN 50520:2009
Title Cover plates and cover tapes for the protection and location warning of buried cables or buried conduits in underground installations
Project Number 14698
Abstract/Scope This European Standard establishes the requirements and tests for cover plates and cover tapes used for the mechanical protection, identification and warning of the location of buried cables or buried conduits in underground installations. NOTE This European Standard does not apply to meshes and tapes falling under EN 12613.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2009-07-09
Current Stage code deadline 2010-06-01
Deadline date for vote 2008-12-01


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


IEC Technical Body  
Reference Document  
ICS 29.120.10 - Conduits for electrical purposes
Keywords Protection; Warning; Cable; Buried conduit; Underground
A-Deviation(s) DK
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2009-07-09 2010-06-01 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2009-06-01 2009-10-01  
5061 2009-04-28 2009-06-01  
5060 2009-04-08 2009-05-07 export to doc file  EN
5020 2009-01-30 2009-04-03 export to doc file  EN
4099 2009-01-08 2009-02-08  
4060 2008-07-15 2008-10-14 export to doc file  EN
4020 2008-02-08 2008-07-11 export to doc file  EN
3099 2008-01-24 2008-02-24  
2020 2003-03-19 2006-05-26  
1000 2002-03-05 2002-09-05  
1099 2001-12-06 2002-06-06  
1000 2001-07-26 2001-10-31  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2009-06-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2009-07-09
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2009-12-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2010-06-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2012-06-01


Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) ISO 3864-1:2002
IEC 60417-DB

(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.