EN IEC 60799:2021

Electrical accessories - Cord sets and interconnection cord sets EN IEC 60799:2021

Publication date:   Sep 16, 2021

General information

60.60 Standard published   Mar 19, 2021


CLC/SR 23G Appliance couplers

European Norm

29.060.20   Cables | 29.120.30   Plugs, socket-outlets, couplers



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<span style="color:red">NEW!</span>IEC 60799:2018 is available as <a href="https://webstore.iec.ch/publication/62792">IEC 60799:2018 RLV</a> which contains the International Standard and its Redline version, showing all changes of the technical content compared to the previous edition.</br></br>IEC 60799:2018 specifies requirements for cord sets and interconnection cord sets for household and similar general purpose equipment. It does not apply to cord sets for industrial purposes (with plugs and connectors according to IEC 60309) nor to cord extension sets. This third edition cancels and replaces the second edition published in 1998. This edition constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:

- alignment with IEC 60320-1:2015;

- extension to include appliance couplers in accordance with IEC 60320-2-3:- (Under preparation. Stage at the time of publication: IEC/FDIS 60320-2-3:2018).

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard


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

Life cycle


EN 60799:1998


EN IEC 60799:2021
60.60 Standard published
Mar 19, 2021


EN IEC 60799:2021/A1:2023