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Reference EN 60309-1:1999
Title Plugs, socket-outlets and couplers for industrial purposes - Part 1: General requirements
Project Number 12444
Abstract/Scope Applies to plugs and socket-outlets, cable couplers and appliance couplers, with a rated operating voltage not exceeding 690 V d.c. or a.c, 500 Hz a.c. and a rated current not exceeding 250 A, primarily intended for industrial use, either indoors or outdoors when the ambient temperature does not normally exceed 40°C.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 1999-04-01
Current Stage code deadline 2000-01-01
Deadline date for vote  


Directive(s) LVD (2006/95/EC), HSR (96/48/EC)
Mandate(s) M/468
Order Voucher  


IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 23H
Reference Document IEC 60309-1:1999 (EQV)
ICS 29.120.30 - Plugs, socket-outlets, couplers
Keywords Industrial purpose; Plug; Socket-outlet; Coupler
Note EN following parallel vote * D124/111: To be dealt with by BTWG 112-1
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 1999-04-01 2000-01-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 1999-04-01 1999-05-01  
5062 1999-02-15 1999-04-01  
5020 1998-10-16 1998-12-31  
1090 1998-10-12 1998-10-16  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 1999-04-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 1999-04-01
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 1999-07-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2000-01-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2002-04-01


Supersedes EN 60309-1:1997
Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) IEC 60050-441:1984
IEC 60083:1997
HD 214 S2:1980
IEC 60227-1:1993
HD 383 S2:1986
HD 22.4 S3:1995
EN 60269-1:1989
EN 60269-2:1995
EN 60320-1:1996
EN 60529:1991
corr. May 1993
EN 60664-1:2003
IEC 60695-2-1:1994
EN 60947-3:1992
corr. March 1993
corr. June 1997

(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

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