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Reference EN 50342-2:2007
Title Lead-acid starter batteries - Part 2: Dimensions of batteries and marking of terminals
Project Number 13242
Abstract/Scope This European Standard is applicable to lead-acid batteries used for starting, lighting and ignition of passenger automobiles and light commercial vehicles with a nominal voltage of 12 V. All batteries in accordance with this European Standard can be fastened to the vehicle either by means of the ledges around the case or by means of a hold-down device engaging with the lid.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2007-11-30
Current Stage code deadline 2008-07-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 21
Reference Document  
ICS 29.220.20 - Acid secondary cells and batteries
Keywords Battery; Starter; Lead-acid; Dimensions; Marking
Note Ratified and merged with EN 50342-2/AA (pr=16869) to form one single document * Supersedes EN 60095-2:1993 + A11:1994
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Product Life Cycle


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6060 2007-11-30 2008-07-01 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2007-07-01 2007-11-01  
5061 2007-05-23 2007-07-01  
5060 2006-11-28 2006-12-12 export to doc file  EN
5020 2006-06-23 2006-11-24 export to doc file  EN
1090 2004-02-10 2006-06-15  
2020 2003-05-15    
2020 2000-11-09    
2020 2000-05-17 2000-11-30  
1000 1999-05-20 1999-11-15  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2007-07-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2007-11-30
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2008-01-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2008-07-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2010-07-01


Supersedes EN 60095-2:1993
EN 60095-2:1993/A11:1994
Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) EN 50342-1:2006
IEC 60050-482:2004
EN 61429:1996
IEC 60417-DB:2002

(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

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