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Reference EN 50565-2:2014
Title Electric cables - Guide to use for cables with a rated voltage not exceeding 450/750 V (U0/U) - Part 2: Specific guidance related to EN 50525 cable types
Project Number 23833
Abstract/Scope This European Standard provides guidance to help installers, cabling designers and end users to understand the characteristics of electric cables, with a rated voltage not exceeding 450/750 V (U0/U) or equivalent d.c. voltages, so that the cable can be selected, installed and operated in a safe way. It is applicable to those cable types that are specified in EN 50525 (all parts).


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2014-04-04
Current Stage code deadline 2015-02-17
Deadline date for vote  


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


IEC Technical Body  
Reference Document  
ICS 29.060.20 - Cables
Keywords Cable; Guidance; 50525 cable types
Note 2014-01-21 - Publication editing allocated to 2013-08-07 - Formal Vote editing allocated to * Will supersede HD 516 S2:1997 together with prEN 50565-1:2011 (PR=22562) currently at CLC enquiry stage)
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2014-04-04 2015-02-17 export to doc file  EN  FR
5099 2014-02-17 2014-03-17  
5060 2014-01-13 2014-02-03 export to doc file  EN
5020 2013-11-08 2014-01-10 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
4099 2013-08-07    
4060 2013-01-07 2013-01-28 export to doc file  EN
1099 2012-12-01    
4020 2012-08-03 2013-01-04 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
3099 2012-05-07 2012-05-31  
1000 2011-10-25 2011-11-30  
2020 2011-05-26    

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2014-02-17
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2014-04-04
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2014-08-17
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2015-02-17
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2017-02-17


Supersedes HD 516 S2:1997
HD 516 S2:1997/A1:2003
HD 516 S2:1997/A2:2008
Superseded by  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.