EVS-EN IEC 60598-1:2021

Luminaires - Part 1: General requirements and tests

General information
Valid from 01.04.2021
Base Documents
IEC 60598-1:2020; EN IEC 60598-1:2021
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Standard history
EN IEC 60598-1:2021/prAA
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IEC 60598-1:2020 specifies general requirements for luminaires, incorporating electric light sources for operation from supply voltages up to 1 000 V. The requirements and related tests of this document cover: classification, marking, mechanical construction, electrical construction and photobiological safety. This ninth edition cancels and replaces the eighth edition published in 2014 and Amendment 1:2017. This edition constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition: - Revision of Clause 4.30, Fixing cover live parts of non-user replaceable light source; - Subclause 4.24.2, Blue Light Hazard: removal of Risk Group 0; - Subclause 5.2.16: additional requirements for AC mains appliance inlets related to IEC 61984; - Addition of Subclause 3.3.25, UV protection of cable; - Addition of Clause 4.34, Inclusion of EMF safety requirements (IEC 62493); - Revision of the requirements for functional earth and protective earth; - Addition of Clause 4.35, Protection against fast rotating parts; - Revision of Clause 3.2, Rated voltage marking; - Revision of Subclause 5.2.10, Cord anchorage; - Revision of Annex G for touch current and protective conductor current test set-up; - Addition of requirements for constant light output function and programmable current output; - Revision of Subclause 8.2.3 c), touch voltage limits for interrupted DC voltage; - Introduction of PELV; - Introduction of Ethernet power supply connection for luminaires (PoE); - Section 9, Introduction of IPX9; - Addition of Subclause 3.3.26 for wall mounted luminaires; - Revision of Annex D introducing alternative thermal tests for luminaires with ta marking higher than 25°C; - Revision of Table 10.3 and Subclause 3.3.19 for protective conductor current limits; - Track-mounted luminaires: cross reference to Annex A of IEC 60570:2003/AMD2:2019; - Revision of Subclause 10.2.2, alternative DC electric strength test; - Revision of Annex D for recessed luminaires; - Subclause 4.12.5: revision of Table 4.2 for torque test on metal glands; - Revision of use of bridging capacitors in luminaires; - Revision of electrical connection to class III plugs.
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