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Publication CODE Title
IEC 60884-1:2022 (2022-08) PLUGS AND SOCKET-OUTLETS FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR PURPOSES - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
 
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Description
IEC 60884-1:2022 applies to plugs and fixed or portable socket-outlets for AC only, with or without earthing contact, with a rated voltage greater than 50 V but not exceeding 440 V and a rated current not exceeding 32 A, intended for household and similar purposes, either indoors or outdoors.
Compatible plugs and socket-outlets, when combined, form a plug and socket-outlet system. Standardized systems used around the world are reported in IEC/TR 60083.
The rated current is limited to 16 A maximum for accessories provided with screwless-type terminals.
This fourth edition cancels and replaces the third edition published in 2002, Amendment 1:2006 and Amendment 2:2013. This edition constitutes a technical revision.
This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
  1. plugs and socket-outlets incorporating pilot lights;
  2. crimped connections in accessories;
  3. insulation piercing terminals (IPT);
  4. accessories to be used with American Wire Gauge (AWG) cables;
  5. accessories used in T below '5 C down to and including '45 C;
  6. accessories used in T above +40 C up to and including +70 C;
  7. plugs and socket-outlets for high load (HL);
  8. clarification of some definitions;
  9. durability of markings test;
  10. introduction of thermal monitoring in the plug;
  11. requirements for shutters in portable socket-outlets;
  12. test walls for the verification of ingress of water;
  13. rewriting of the temperature rise clause.
Class  C990  (IEC PUBLICATIONS IEC PUBLICATIONS)
Available files
EN version

Status
Status IEC PUBLICATION
Situation Currently active
Replaces  IEC 60884-1:2002
Replaces  IEC 60884-1:2002+AMD1:2006 CSV
Replaces  IEC 60884-1:2002+AMD1:2006+AMD2:2013 CSV
Replaces  IEC 60884-1:2002/AMD1:2006
Replaces  IEC 60884-1:2002/AMD2:2013
Replaces  IEC 60884-1:2002/AMD2:2013/COR1:2014
Origin
Committee TC 23/SC 23B
PLUGS, SOCKET-OUTLETS AND SWITCHES
Responsible Monsieur DE LEEUW Thierry, Technical Officer
Diamant Building Bd Auguste Reyers, 80
1030  BRUXELLES
Phone: +32 2 706 85 72
E-mail: thierry.deleeuw@ceb-bec.be
Approval
BEC Approval 2022-08-04
ICS-Code (International Standards Classification) 29.120.30
NBN Status New
IEC publication date 2022-08-04
IEC stability date 2026-12-31
IEC file modification date 2022-08-04
IEC last modification date 2022-08-04