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Reference EN 60598-2-12:2013
Title Luminaires - Part 2-12: Particular requirements - Mains socket-outlet mounted nightlights
Project Number 23960
Abstract/Scope IEC 60598-2-12:2013 specifies requirements for mains socket-outlet mounted nightlights for use with electric light sources, on supply voltages not exceeding 250 V a.c. 50/60 Hz. It is to be read in conjunction with those sections of Part 1 to which reference is made. This second edition cancels and replaces the first edition published in 2006. It constitutes a technical revision for harmonization of thermal tests in 12.13 to relevant parts of 10.12.1 of IEC 60598-2-10.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2013-06-21
Current Stage code deadline 2014-03-03
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Directive(s) LVD (2006/95/EC)
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IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 34D
Reference Document IEC 60598-2-12:2013 (EQV)
ICS 29.140.40 - Luminaires
Keywords Luminaires; Socket-outlet; Nightlights
Note Supersedes EN 60598-2-12:2006 + corr. Dec.2006*2013-05-16: Publication allocated to
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Product Life Cycle


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6060 2013-06-21 2014-03-03 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2013-06-03 2013-07-01  
5060 2013-04-15 2013-05-06 export to doc file  EN
5020 2013-02-08 2013-04-12  
3090 2013-02-05 2013-02-08  
5060 2012-06-11 2012-07-02 export to doc file  EN
5020 2012-01-06 2012-06-08  
1090 2012-01-03 2012-01-06  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2013-06-03
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2013-06-21
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2013-09-03
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2014-03-03
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2016-06-03


Supersedes EN 60598-2-12:2006
EN 60598-2-12:2006/corrigendum Dec. 2006
Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) IEC/TR 60083
IEC 60227 series
EN 60598-1
IEC 60884-1
EN 60950-1
EN 61000-4-5
EN 61032:1998

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