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Reference EN 62246-1:2002
Title Reed contacts units - Part 1: Generic specification
Project Number 14231
Abstract/Scope Is a generic specification applying to dry and mercury wetted reed contact units of assessed quality. Lists the tests and measurement procedures which may be selected for use in detail specifications for such units. Specifies the quality assessment procedures to be followed.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2002-08-07
Current Stage code deadline 2003-04-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 94
Reference Document IEC 62246-1:2002 (EQV)
ICS 29.120.70 - Relays
Keywords Reed contact unit
Note Same subject as IEC 60255-9:1979 (not harmonized at CLC) * EN following parallel vote * Supersedes EN 119000:1996
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Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle
1.7.3 Waste - Hazardous waste Recovery, Disposal B2B
1.7.2 Hazardous substances - Heavy metals Use B2C


Deadline Date
6060 2002-08-07 2003-04-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 2002-07-01 2002-11-01  
5061 2002-05-24 2002-07-01  
5020 2002-01-25 2002-03-29  
4099 2001-06-28 2001-12-31  
4020 2000-12-08 2001-05-11  
3099 2000-12-04 2000-12-08  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2002-07-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2002-08-07
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2002-10-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2003-04-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2005-07-01


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