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Reference EN 50291:2001
Title Electrical apparatus for the detection of carbon monoxide in domestic premises - Test methods and performance requirements
Project Number 5332
Abstract/Scope Specifies general requirements for the construction, testing and performance of electrically operated gas detection apparatus, designed for fixed installation in domestic premises, to give a warning alarm in the event of a hazardous accumulation of carbon monoxide. For the purposes of this draft standard, domestic premises will encompass recreational vehicles, houseboats, etc. if there is a similar potential hazard to human occupants.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2001-08-21
Current Stage code deadline 2002-02-01
Deadline date for vote  


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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 31
Reference Document  
ICS 13.320 - Alarm and warning systems
Keywords Carbon monoxide; Detection; Domestic premises; Test method; Performance
Note Superseded by EN 50291-1:2010
A-Deviation(s) IT
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2001-08-21 2002-02-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 2000-08-01 2001-09-01  
5091 2000-03-07 2000-03-15  
5062 2000-02-08 2000-04-01  
5020 1999-09-23 2000-01-17  
4099 1999-01-14 1999-03-31  
4020 1998-02-19 1998-09-01  
3099 1997-08-14 1997-12-01  
2093 1996-12-20 1997-06-20  
2093 1994-11-30 1995-05-31  
3020 1994-08-08 1995-02-08  
1099 1994-07-06 1995-01-06  
1000 1994-01-07 1994-04-15  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2000-08-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2001-08-21
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2001-02-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2002-02-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2006-04-01


Superseded by EN 50291-1:2010
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.