FprEN IEC 60669-2-3:2023

Switches for household and similar fixed electrical installations - Part 2-3: Particular requirements - Time-delay switches (TDS) FprEN IEC 60669-2-3:2023

Publication date:   Dec 1, 2023

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CLC/TC 23BX Switches, boxes and enclosures for household and similar purposes, plugs and socket outlet for D.C.

European Norm

29.120.40   Switches



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<!-- NEW! -->IEC 60669-2-3:2024 is available as <a href="https://webstore.iec.ch/publication/93037">IEC 60669-2-3:2024 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 60669-2-3:2024 applies to time-delay switches (hereinafter referred to as TDS) with a rated voltage not exceeding 440 V AC and a rated current not exceeding 63 A, intended for household and similar fixed electrical installations, either indoors or outdoors, operated by hand and/or by remote control. For the control circuit, the rated control voltage does not exceed 440 V AC or 220 V DC. This fourth edition cancels and replaces the third edition published in 2006. This edition constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:

a) Revision of the present edition with reference to IEC 60669-1:2017 (Edition 4);

b) Introduction of a revision to Annex E "Additional requirements and tests for switches intended to be used at a temperature lower than −5 °C".

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 60669-2-3:2006


FprEN IEC 60669-2-3:2023
50.60 Close of voting. Proof returned by secretariat
Jan 12, 2024