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Reference EN 60598-2-20:1997
Title Luminaires - Part 2-20: Particular requirements - Lighting chains
Project Number 7076
Abstract/Scope Specifies requirements for lighting chains fitted with series or parallel connected incandescent lamps for use indoors or outdoors on supply voltages not exceeding 250 V.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 1997-09-19
Current Stage code deadline 1998-04-01
Deadline date for vote  


Directive(s) LVD (2006/95/EC)
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IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 34D
Reference Document IEC 60598-2-20:1996 (MOD)
ICS 29.140.40 - Luminaires
Keywords Lighting; Luminaire; Lighting chain
Note A3 ratified & published as new edition of EN * Superseded by EN 60598-2-20:2010
Special National Condition(s)  


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Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 1997-09-19 1998-04-01 export to doc file  EN
6020 1996-08-02 1996-11-02  
5099 1996-07-02 1996-08-02  
5062 1995-12-14 1996-03-05  
5020 1995-09-08 1995-11-30  
1090 1995-09-06 1996-01-06  
5091 1995-03-05 1996-07-02  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 1996-07-02
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 1997-09-19
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 1996-12-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 1998-04-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 1998-04-01


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