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Reference EN 61730-1:2007
Title Photovoltaic (PV) module safety qualification - Part 1: Requirements for construction
Project Number 15604
Abstract/Scope Describes the fundamental construction requirements for photovoltaic modules in order to provide safe electrical and mechanical operation during their expected lifetime. Addresses the prevention of electrical shock, fire hazards, and personal injury due to mechanical and environmental stresses. Pertains to the particular requirements of construction and is to be used in conjunction with EN 61215 or EN 61646.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2007-05-25
Current Stage code deadline 2008-02-01
Deadline date for vote  


Directive(s) LVD (2006/95/EC)
Order Voucher  


IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 82
Reference Document IEC 61730-1:2004 (MOD)
ICS 27.160 - Solar energy engineering
Keywords PV module; Safety; Construction
Note D129/C003: new dor & implementation dates for EN 61730-1 (including PR=16861)
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2007-05-25 2008-02-01 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2007-02-01 2007-04-01  
5099 2004-12-01 2005-03-01  
5061 2004-10-26 2004-12-01  
5020 2004-07-16 2004-09-17  
4099 2003-07-18 2003-09-30  
4060 2003-05-20 2003-10-20  
4020 2002-12-13 2003-05-16  
3099 2002-12-10 2002-12-13  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2007-02-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2007-05-25
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2007-08-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2008-02-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2010-02-01


Superseded by prEN 61730-1
Normative reference (6) ANSI Z97.1:200X
ASTM E162-02a:2002
ASTM D2303-97:2004
ISO 261:1998
ISO 262:1998
EN 50380:2003
EN 60112:2003
IEC 60189-2:1981
EN 60216-1:2001
EN 60216-5:2003
HD 60364-5-51:2009
EN 60512-5-1:2002
EN 60512-5-2:2002
EN 60529:1991
corr. May 1993
EN 60664-1:2003
EN 60695-1-1:2000
EN 60947-1:2004
corr. November 2004
EN 61140:2002
EN 61215:2005
EN 61646:1997
EN 61730-2:2007
EN 61984:2001
IEC 60417-DB:2002

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Date of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn

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