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Reference EN 60947-3:1999
Title Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear - Part 3: Switches, disconnectors, switch-disconnectors and fuse-combination units
Project Number 12393
Abstract/Scope States the characteristics of the equipment, the conditions with which the equipment shall comply (operation and behaviour in normal service, operation and behaviour in case of specified abnormal conditions, dielectric properties) the test for confirming that these conditions have been met and the methods to be adopted for these tests; the information to be marked on the equipment or made available by the manufacturer, e.g. in the catalogue.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 1999-04-02
Current Stage code deadline 2000-01-01
Deadline date for vote  


Directive(s) EMC (2004/108/EC), LVD (2006/95/EC)
Mandate(s) M/404
Order Voucher  


IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 17B
Reference Document IEC 60947-3:1999 (EQV)
ICS 29.120.40 - Switches
29.130.20 - Low voltage switchgear and controlgear
Keywords Switchgear; Controlgear; LV; Switch; Disconnector
Note EN following parallel vote * Superseded by EN 60947-3:2009
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle
7.1 Others Manufacturing B2B


Deadline Date
6060 1999-04-02 2000-01-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 1999-04-01 1999-05-01  
5062 1999-01-12 1999-04-01  
5020 1998-09-25 1998-11-30  
1090 1998-09-24 1999-01-24  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 1999-04-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 1999-04-02
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 1999-07-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2000-01-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2002-01-01


Supersedes EN 60947-3:1992
EN 60947-3:1992/corrigendum Mar. 1993
EN 60947-3:1992/corrigendum Jun. 1997
EN 60947-3:1992/A1:1995
EN 60947-3:1992/A2:1997
EN 60947-3:1992/A1:1995/corrigendum Jun. 1997
Superseded by EN 60947-3:2009
Normative reference (6) EN 55011:1998
EN 55022:1998
corr. August 1999
corr. July 2001
corr. July 2003
corr. March 2005
IEC 60050-441:1984
EN 60417-2:1999
EN 60617-7:1996
EN 60947-1:1997
EN 60947-2:1996
corr. June 1997
EN 60947-4-1:1992
corr. March 1993
corr. June 1997
EN 60947-5-1:1997
EN 61000-4-2:1995
EN 61000-4-3:1996
EN 61000-4-4:1995
EN 61000-4-5:1995
EN 61000-4-6:1996

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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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