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Reference EN 50551-1:2011
Title Simplex and duplex cables to be used for cords - Part 1: Blank Detail Specification and minimum requirements
Project Number 22671
Abstract/Scope This blank detail specification describes parameters that can be considered for terminating these simplex and duplex cables with connectors in different communication applications. Product specifications may be prepared based on this blank detail specification following in particular requirements of Clauses 3 to 6.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2011-02-04
Current Stage code deadline  
Deadline date for vote 2011-10-31


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IEC Technical Body  
Reference Document  
ICS 33.180.10 - Fibres and cables
Keywords Cable; Simplex; Duplex; Cord
Note NWI approved by BT split into 2 projects for covering BDS and DS * Project in collaboration with CLC/TC 86BXA
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Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2011-02-04   export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2011-01-17 2011-02-14  
5060 2010-12-13 2011-01-17 export to doc file  EN
5020 2010-10-08 2010-12-10  
4099 2010-09-17 2010-11-30  
4060 2010-05-25 2010-06-30 export to doc file  EN
4020 2009-12-18 2010-05-21 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
3099 2009-11-01 2010-01-02  
1099 2009-11-01 2010-01-02  
1000 2009-09-28 2009-11-01  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2011-01-15
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2011-02-04
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2011-07-15
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2012-01-15
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2014-01-15


Superseded by  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of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn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