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Reference EN 60721-3-5:1997
Title Classification of environmental conditions - Part 3: Classification of groups of environmental parameters and their severities - Section 5: Ground vehicle installations
Project Number 7709
Abstract/Scope Classifies the environmental conditions to which a product not forming part of the vehicle is subjected when installed in a ground vehicle. Such products are for example radios, communication systems, fare meters, and flow meters for liquids transported by the vehicle. Vehicles where products may be permanently or temporarily installed include road vehicles, rail vehicles, overland vehicles, handling and storage vehicles, and self-propelled machinery.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 1997-04-02
Current Stage code deadline 1997-12-01
Deadline date for vote  


Directive(s) CONRAIL (2001/16/EC)
Order Voucher  


IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 104
Reference Document IEC 60721-3-5:1997 (EQV)
ICS 19.040 - Environmental testing
Keywords Environmental conditions; Ground vehicle installation; Classification
Note EN following parallel vote
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 1997-04-02 1997-12-01 export to doc file  EN
6020 1997-01-09 1997-04-09  
5099 1996-12-09 1997-01-09  
5062 1996-11-26 1996-12-09  
5091 1996-10-01 1997-01-01  
5062 1996-09-12 1996-10-01  
5020 1996-05-17 1996-07-31  
1090 1996-05-14 1996-09-14  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 1996-12-09
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 1997-04-02
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 1997-06-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 1997-12-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 1997-12-01


Supersedes EN 60721-3-5:1993
EN 60721-3-5:1993/A2:1994
Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) EN 60721-1:1995
HD 478.2.1 S1:1989
EN 60721-3-0:1993
EN 60721-3-1:1997
EN 60721-3-2:1997

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