IEC 61058-1:2016 is available as <a
RLV which contains the International Standard and its Redline
version, showing all changes of the technical content compared to
the previous edition.
IEC 61058-1:2016 applies to switches for appliances. The switches are intended to control electrical appliances and other equipment for household or similar purposes with a rated voltage not exceeding 480 V and a rated current not exceeding 63 A. This fourth edition cancels and replaces the third edition published in 2000, Amendment 1:2001 and Amendment 2:2007. This edition constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
a) requirements for mechanical switches are now given in IEC 61058-1-1;
b) requirements for electronic switches are now given in IEC 61058-1-2.
Legislation related to this standard
Directive 2014/30/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 electromagnetic compatibility (recast)Harmonized/Supporting
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 limitsHarmonized/Supporting