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Reference EN 62020:1998/A1:2005
Title Electrical accessories - Residual current monitors for household and similar uses (RCMs)
Project Number 14178
Abstract/Scope Applies to residual current monitors having rated voltages not exceeding 440 V a.c. and rated currents not exceeding 125 A for household and similar purposes. This standard applies to monitors performing simultaneously the functions of detection of the residual current, or comparison of the value of this current with the residual operating current of the device and of providing the prescribed warning signal(s) when the residual current exceeds this value.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2005-05-20
Current Stage code deadline 2005-12-01
Deadline date for vote  


Directive(s) EMC (2004/108/EC), LVD (2006/95/EC)
Mandate(s) M/404
Order Voucher  


IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 23E
Reference Document IEC 62020:1998/A1:2003 (MOD)
ICS 29.120.50 - Fuses and other overcurrent protection devices
Keywords Monitor; Residual current monitor (RCM); Household use; Accessories
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2005-05-20 2005-12-01 export to doc file  EN  FR
5099 2005-03-01 2005-06-01  
5061 2005-01-27 2005-03-01  
5091 2003-12-01 2004-06-01  
5061 2003-10-27 2003-12-01  
5020 2003-06-20 2003-09-05  
4099 2003-06-17    
4020 2002-01-25 2002-06-28  
4093 2002-01-22 2002-01-25  
4020 2000-11-03 2001-04-06  
3099 2000-10-30 2000-11-03  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2005-03-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2005-05-20
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2005-06-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2005-12-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2008-03-01


Superseded by  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.