EN 60998-1:2004

Connecting devices for low-voltage circuits for household and similar purposes - Part 1: General requirements

Publication date:   Mar 2, 2006

General information

60.60 Standard published   Apr 28, 2004

CENELEC

CLC/SR 23 Electrical accessories

European Norm

29.120.20   Connecting devices

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Scope

This part of EN 60998 applies to connecting devices as separate entities for the connection of two or more electrical copper conductors (complying with EN 60228 or EN 60344) rigid (solid or stranded) or flexible, having a cross-sectional area of 0,2 mm2 up to and including 35 mm2 and equivalent AWG conductors with a rated voltage not exceeding 1 000 V a.c. up to and including 1 000 Hz and 1 500 V d.c. where electrical energy is used for house-hold and similar purposes. This standard constitutes Part 1 of the EN 60998 series, published under the general title Connecting devices for low-voltage circuits for household and similar purposes. This series consists of this Part 1, devoted to general requirements, and various Parts 2, devoted to particular requirements. This second edition cancels and replaces the first edition published in 1990 and constitutes a technical revision. It has the status of a group safety publication in accordance with IEC Guide 104.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard

2006/95/EC

Directive 2006/95/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 December 2006 on the harmonisation of the laws of Member States relating to electrical equipment designed for use within certain voltage limits (codified version)

Harmonized/Supporting
2014/35/EU

Directive 2014/35/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 February 2014 on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to the making available on the market of electrical equipment designed for use within certain voltage limits

Harmonized/Supporting

Life cycle

PREVIOUSLY

Replaces
EN 60998-1:1993

Replaces
EN 60998-1:1993/A1:2001

NOW

PUBLISHED
EN 60998-1:2004
60.60 Standard published
Apr 28, 2004

Relations

Adopted from IEC 60998-1:2002 MODIFIED