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Reference HD 639 S1:2002/A1:2003
Title Electrical accessories - Portable residual current devices without integral overcurrent protection for household and similar use (PRCDs)
Project Number 14571
Abstract/Scope Applies to portable devices consisting of a plug, a residual current device (RCD) and one or more socket-outlets or a provision for connection. They do not incorporate overcurrent protection. They are intended for single-phase circuits for rated currents not exceeding 16 A for rated voltages not exceeding 250 V a.c., or for rated current not exceeding 32 A for rated voltages not exceeding 130 V a.c. to earth.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2003-07-25
Current Stage code deadline 2003-10-01
Deadline date for vote  


Directive(s) LVD (2006/95/EC)
Order Voucher  


IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 23E
Reference Document  
ICS 29.130 - Switchgear and controlgear
Keywords Accessories; Residual current; Portable; Protection; PRCD
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2003-07-25 2003-10-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 2003-03-01 2003-09-01  
5061 2003-01-27 2003-03-01  
5020 2002-07-19 2003-01-03  
3090 2002-07-12 2003-07-05  
3020 2001-11-19 2002-03-31  
1000 2001-07-05 2002-05-14  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2003-03-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2003-07-25
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2003-03-31
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2003-10-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2005-06-01


Superseded by  
Normative reference (6)  

(1) Date of ratification (dor) date when the Technical Board notes the approval of an EN (and HD for CENELEC), from which time the standard may be said to be approved

(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Date of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn

(6) This list of normative references is purely indicative. The only official list of normative reference is the list of the published standard.