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Reference EN 61058-2-1:1993/A1:1996
Title Switches for appliances - Part 2-1: Particular requirements for cord switches
Project Number 6974
Abstract/Scope Applies to cord switches for appliances actuated by hand, by foot or by other human activity for use in, on or with appliances and other equipment for household and similar purposes, with a rated voltage not exceeding 250 V and a rated current not exceeding 16 A.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 1996-01-05
Current Stage code deadline 1996-09-01
Deadline date for vote  


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


IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 23J
Reference Document IEC 61058-2-1:1992/A1:1995 (EQV)
ICS 29.120.40 - Switches
Keywords Switch; Appliances; Cord switch
Note EN following parallel vote * Superseded by EN 61058-2-1:2011
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 1996-01-05 1996-09-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 1995-11-28 1995-12-28  
5062 1995-10-16 1995-11-28  
1090 1995-07-31 1995-11-30  
5020 1995-06-30 1995-09-15  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 1995-11-28
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 1996-01-05
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 1996-03-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 1996-09-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 1996-09-01


Superseded by EN 61058-2-1:2011
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Date of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn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.