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Reference EN 60188:2001
Title High-pressure mercury vapour lamps - Performance specifications
Project Number 13687
Abstract/Scope This standard specifies the performance requirements for high-pressure mercury vapour lamps for general lighting purposes, with or without a red correcting fluorescent coating. For some of the requirements given in this standard, reference is made to the relevant lamp data sheet. For some lamps these data sheets are contained in this standard. For other lamps, falling under the scope of this standard, the relevant data are supplied by the lamp manufacturer or responsible vendor. The requirements


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2001-07-27
Current Stage code deadline 2002-04-01
Deadline date for vote  


Directive(s) ERP (2009/125/EC)
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IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 34A
Reference Document IEC 60188:2001 (EQV)
ICS 29.140.30 - Fluorescent lamps. Discharge lamps
Keywords High-pressure; Lamp; Mercury vapour lamp; Performance
Note EN following parallel vote
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2001-07-27 2002-04-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 2001-07-01 2001-11-01  
5061 2001-05-29 2001-09-01  
5020 2001-02-09 2001-04-13  
4099 2001-02-05 2001-02-09  
4020 2000-02-04 2000-07-17  
3099 2000-01-31 2000-06-30  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2001-07-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2001-07-27
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2001-10-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2002-04-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2004-07-01


Supersedes EN 60188:1988
EN 60188:1988/A1:1990
EN 60188:1988/A5:1993
Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) IEC 60050-845:1987
EN 60061-1:1993
EN 60923:1996
EN 62035:2000

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of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn

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