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Reference EN 62507-1:2011
Title Identification systems enabling unambiguous information interchange - Requirements - Part 1: Principles and methods
Project Number 22563
Abstract/Scope IEC 62507-1:2010 specifies basic requirements for systems for the identification of objects (such as products, 'items', documents, etc., excluding human individuals). It focuses on assigning identifiers to an object for referencing purposes. It includes recommendations for the human readable presentation of identifiers and its machine readable representation, to be considered when constructing the identifiers and identification numbers and also requirements for the application of identifiers in a computer sensible form in accordance with such systems, and requirements for their interchange.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2011-02-04
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 3
Reference Document IEC 62507-1:2010 (EQV)
ICS 01.140 - Information sciences. Publishing
35.240 - Applications of information technology
Keywords Identification; Unambiguous; Information; Interchange
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5099 2011-01-02 2011-01-30  
5060 2010-10-05 2010-10-18 export to doc file  EN
5020 2010-07-30 2010-10-01  
3090 2010-02-19 2010-03-26  
5060 2009-12-14 2009-12-28 export to doc file  EN
5020 2009-07-10 2009-12-11  
1090 2009-07-07 2009-07-10  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2011-01-02
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2011-02-04
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2011-04-02
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2011-10-02
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2014-01-02


Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) ISO/IEC 646:1991
ISO 3166-1:2006
ISO/IEC 6523-1:1998
ISO/IEC 7064:2003
ISO 10303-11:2004
ISO/IEC 15418:2009
ISO/IEC 15434:2005
ISO/IEC 15459-1:1999
ISO/IEC 15459-2:2006
ISO/IEC 15459-4:2008
EN 61360-1:2010
EN 81346-2:2009
EN 82045-1:2001
EN 82045-2:2005

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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

(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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