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Reference FprEN 50849:2011
Title Sound systems for emergency purposes
Project Number 22098
Approval stage


Current Stage code 5091
Current Stage code date 2012-09-19
Current Stage code deadline  
Deadline date for vote  


Order Voucher  


IEC Technical Body  
Reference Document  
ICS 13.320 - Alarm and warning systems
Keywords Sound; Emergency
Note Will supersede EN 60849:1998 * D133/044: CLC/BTTF 133-1 set up to prepare draft residual standard based on EN 60849:1998 that is complementary to EN 54-16 - Residual standard to be numbered in EN 50000 series + situation of EN 60849:1998 to be evaluated when the new EN is ratified * D139/C191: UAP approved by BT * D139/049: Work progress noted - project to be maintained active * D144/C088: Under Benchmark 3: 9-month tolerance applied (to read BT decision + 9 months) with transfer in the New Audit System
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
5091 2012-09-19    
5060 2012-04-02 2012-04-23 export to doc file  EN
5020 2011-10-28 2012-03-30 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
3090 2011-10-01    
2060 2011-03-29    
1099 2008-10-22 2009-10-22  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1)  
date of Availability (DAV) (2)  
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) -
date of Publication (DOP) (4) -
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) -


Supersedes EN 60849:1998
Superseded by  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Date of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn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.