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Reference HD 21.8 S2:1999
Title Polyvinyl chloride insulated cables of rated voltages up to and including 450/750 V - Part 8: Single core non-sheathed cables for decorative chains
Project Number 11542
Abstract/Scope This Part 8 of the HD details the particular requirements for PVC insulated cables of rated voltage Uo/U of 300/300 V for use indoors as decorative chains. Each cable shall comply with the appropriate requirements given in Part 1 of this HD and the particular requirements of this Part 8.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 1999-10-06
Current Stage code deadline 2000-08-01
Deadline date for vote  


Directive(s) LVD (2006/95/EC)
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 20
Reference Document  
ICS 29.060.20 - Cables
Keywords Cable; Polyvinyl chloride insulated cable; Decorative chain
Note Will be withdrawn once EN 50525 series is ratified
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 1999-10-06 2000-08-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 1999-08-01 1999-09-01  
5062 1999-06-10 1999-08-01  
5020 1998-11-30 1999-05-31  
3099 1998-10-29 1999-02-28  
3020 1997-08-29 1998-02-28  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 1999-08-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 1999-10-06
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2000-02-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2000-08-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2001-08-01


Supersedes HD 21.8 S1:1989/A1:1990
HD 21.8 S1:1990
HD 21.8 S1:1990/A2:1994
Superseded by  
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Date of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn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.