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Harmonization of EN60598-1:2015, EN60598-2-20:2015 and EN60598-2-21:2015 to Directive 2006/95/EC

December 17, 2015

With the Communication 2015/C 300/03 of September 11, 2015 they have been published on the website of the Official Journal of the European Union, the new version of the standards EN 60598-1 and EN 60598-2-20 and the new standard EN 60598-2-21 on the list of harmonized standards to Low Voltage Directive (Dir. 2006/95/EC):

  • EN 60598-1:2015 Luminaires - Part 1: General requirements and tests
  • EN 60598-20:2015 Luminaires - Part 2-20: Particular requirements - Lighting chains
  • EN 60598-21:2015 Luminaires - Part 2-21: Particular requirements - Rope lights

The superseded standards (EN 60598-1:2008 and EN 60598-2-20:2015) cease to give presumption of conformity with the requirements of Directive 2009/48/EC on Oct. 20th, 2017 (EN 60598-1:2008) and on Oct. 30th, 2017 (EN 60598-2-20:2015).