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Reference EN 60998-2-4:2005
Title Connecting devices for low voltage circuits for household and similar purposes - Part 2-4: Particular requirements for twist-on connecting devices
Project Number 16029
Abstract/Scope This International Standard applies to twist-on connecting devices for connecting two or more unprepared rigid and/or flexible copper conductors having a cross-sectional area of 0,5 mm2 up to and including 16 mm2 and complying with EN 60228, the total cross-sectional area of the connected conductors not exceeding 35 mm2. It covers low voltage circuits up to 1 000 V a.c. and 1 500 V d.c. where electrical energy is utilized for household and similar purposes. It has the status of a group safety publication in accordance with IEC Guide 104.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2005-04-28
Current Stage code deadline 2006-03-01
Deadline date for vote  


Directive(s) LVD (2006/95/EC)
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 23
Reference Document IEC 60998-2-4:2004 (MOD)
ICS 29.120.20 - Connecting devices
Keywords Connecting device; LV; Twist-on connecting device; Household
Special National Condition(s) GB


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2005-04-28 2006-03-01 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2005-03-01 2005-09-01  
5061 2005-01-27 2005-03-01  
5020 2004-11-12 2005-01-14  
3090 2004-11-01 2004-12-31  
5061 2004-09-29 2004-11-01  
5020 2004-06-25 2004-09-03  
4099 2004-04-16 2004-07-31  
4060 2004-03-29 2004-08-27  
4020 2003-10-24 2004-03-26  
3099 2003-10-21 2003-10-24  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2005-03-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2005-04-28
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2005-09-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2006-03-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2008-03-01


Supersedes EN 60998-2-4:1993
EN 60998-2-4:1993/corrigendum Oct. 1993
Superseded by  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.