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Reference EN 61995-1:2008
Title Devices for the connection of luminaires for household and similar purposes - Part 1: General requirements
Project Number 16013
Abstract/Scope This part of EN 61995-1 applies to devices for the connection of luminaires (DCL) intended for household and similar purposes, for the electrical connection of fixed luminaires to final circuits rated at not more than 16 A without providing mechanical support for the luminaire. DCLs are intended for use according to their IP rating per EN 60529.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2008-05-15
Current Stage code deadline 2009-04-01
Deadline date for vote  


Directive(s) LVD (2006/95/EC)
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IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 23B
Reference Document IEC 61995-1:2005 (MOD)
ICS 29.120.20 - Connecting devices
29.140.40 - Luminaires
Keywords Luminaires; Connection; Household use
Note CLC/TC 23B request: dow=dor + 60 months
Special National Condition(s) BE, DE, DK, FR, IT


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2008-05-15 2009-04-01 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2008-04-01 2008-08-01  
5061 2008-02-27 2008-04-01  
5060 2007-12-18 2008-01-18 export to doc file  EN
5020 2007-07-13 2007-12-14 export to doc file  EN
3090 2007-06-04 2007-07-04  
4091 2006-04-12 2006-06-20  
4060 2006-03-22 2006-07-04 export to doc file  EN
4020 2005-11-18 2006-03-17  
4093 2005-07-11 2005-09-11  
4099 2004-07-30 2004-09-30  
4020 2003-10-17 2004-03-19  
3099 2003-10-14 2003-10-17  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2008-04-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2008-05-15
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2008-10-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2009-04-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2013-04-01


Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) EN 60068-2-32:1993
EN 60068-2-75:1997
EN 60112:2003
IEC 60227-5:1997
EN 60529:1991
corr. May 1993
EN 60695-2-11:2001
EN 61032:1998
IEC 60417-DB:2002

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(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

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