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Reference EN 80416-3:2002
Title Basic principles for graphical symbols for use on equipment - Part 3: Guidelines for the application of graphical symbols
Project Number 14509
Abstract/Scope Provides guidelines for the application of graphical symbols for use on equipment in order to maintain visual clarity and overall consistency when such graphical symbols are applied. It stipulates the permissible extent by which a symbol original may be modified in reproduction for actual use on equipment


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2002-10-23
Current Stage code deadline 2003-07-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 3C
Reference Document IEC 80416-3:2002 (EQV)
ICS 01.080.20 - Graphical symbols for use on specific equipment
Keywords Symbol; Graphical symbol; Guideline; Application
Note EN following parallel vote
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Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2002-10-23 2003-07-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 2002-10-01 2003-02-01  
5061 2002-08-27 2002-10-01  
5020 2002-05-03 2002-07-05  
4099 2002-04-30 2002-05-03  
4020 2001-05-18 2001-10-19  
3099 2001-05-15 2001-05-15  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2002-10-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2002-10-23
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2003-01-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2003-07-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2005-10-01


Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) ISO 3864-1:2002
ISO 7000:1989
ISO/DIS 7010:2001
EN 60073:2002
IEC 60417-1:2000
EN 80416-1:2001
EN 80416-2:2001

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of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn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