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Reference EN 60068-5-2:1999
Title Environmental testing - Part 5: Guide to drafting of test methods - Terms and definitions
Project Number 13101
Abstract/Scope Defines terms used in the environmental testing of electrotechnical products such as components, sub-assemblies, assemblies and equipments. The environmental conditions include shock and vibration, climatic (temperature, humidity and air pressure), sealing (against ingress of solids, liquids and gases or to maintain a pressure difference), soldering heat (including thermal shock from soldering).


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 1999-11-18
Current Stage code deadline 2000-10-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 104
Reference Document IEC 60068-5-2:1990 (EQV)
ICS 01.040.19 - Testing (Vocabularies)
19.040 - Environmental testing
Keywords Environmental testing; Drafting; Test method; Term; Definitions
Note Former HD 323.5.2 S1
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 1999-11-18 2000-10-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 1999-10-01 2000-02-01  
5062 1999-08-18 1999-10-01  
5020 1999-04-07 1999-06-30  
1090 1999-03-09 1999-06-09  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 1999-10-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 1999-11-18
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2000-04-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2000-10-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) -


Supersedes HD 323.5.2 S1:1991
Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) EN 45020:1991
ISO 2041:1975
EN 60068-1:1994
EN 60068-2-1:1993
EN 60068-3-1:1999
EN 60068-3-1:1999
EN 60721-1:1995

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of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn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