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БДС EN 61140:2016

Protection against electric shock - Common aspects for installation and equipment

Oct 17, 2016

General information

60.60     Oct 17, 2016



European Standard

13.260     29.020     91.140.50     13.26     29.02  




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IEC 61140:2016 applies to the protection of persons and livestock against electric shock. The intent is to give fundamental principles and requirements which are common to electrical installations, systems and equipment or necessary for their coordination, without limitations with regard to the magnitude of the voltage or current, or the type of current, and for frequencies up to 1 000 Hz. It has the status of a basic safety publication in accordance with IEC Guide 104. This fourth edition cancels and replaces the third edition published in 2001 and Amendment 1:2004. This edition constitutes a technical revision.

Directives and Regulations

When the standard is harmonized under a directive or regulation, the word Harmonized appear. When such an inscription does not appear, it means that the standard is related to / supporting the relevant directive or regulation.


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

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БДС EN 61140:2004

БДС EN 61140:2002/A1:2006


БДС EN 61140:2016
60.60 Standard published
Oct 17, 2016

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Adopted from EN 61140:2016

Adopted from IEC 61140:2016 ED4