IEC 60968:2015

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Abstract

IEC 60968:2015 specifies the safety and interchangeability requirements, together with the test methods and conditions required to show compliance of tubular fluorescent lamps with integrated means for controlling starting and stable operation (self-ballasted fluorescent lamps). This third edition cancels and replaces the second edition published in 2012. This edition constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition, where additions have been made to the following:
a) caps and prevention of cap misuse;
b) interchangeability;
c) mechanical and electrical strength;
d) creepage distances and clearances;
e) end of lamp life precaution;
f) abnormal operation;
g) test conditions for dimmable and three-way lamps;
h) water contact related marking;
i) verification, and assessment;
j) information for luminaire design in the form of annexes.
The contents of the corrigendum of March 2015 have been included in this copy.

Issue Date

2015-02-05

Category

LITE

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2018-05-24

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DISCLAIMER: National differences

The National differences and Group differences, National Deviations and Special National conditions (SNC), are based solely on information provided to the Secretariat by the IECEE Member Bodies and/or NCBs and other sources. The IEC/IECEE is not responsible for, nor will it take any position related to, the accuracy or validity of the information provided. To verify the current status of this type of information, we recommend contacting the Member Body (MB) or National Certification Body (NCB) of the relevant country.

Group Differences are applicable for CENELEC member countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom.

Group/Country

Reference

Last Modified

Differences

TRF Addendum

CENELECCENELEC

2015-08-07

Download30 kb

ItalyItaly

2016-02-18

Download187 kb

Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia

2020-09-02

Download424 kb

United Arab EmiratesUnited Arab Emirates

2017-08-10

Download178 kb

Laboratory Name

City

Country

Responsible National Certification Body

Shenzhen

China

Guangzhou

China

Beijing

China

Shenyang, Liaoning

China

Guangzhou,

China

Arnhem

Netherlands

Shanghai 200436

China

Guangzhou

China

P.O. Box 67, Dubai

United Arab Emirates

Shanghai

China

Reichenwalde b. Berlin

Germany

Guangdong

China

Guangzhou,

China

Shanghai

China

Kaufbeuren

Germany

Kowloon

Hong Kong

Shanghai

China

Guangzhou

China

Hangzhou 310018

China

Gyeonggido, 14523

Korea, Republic of

Gyeonggi-do, 15809

Korea, Republic of

Seoul 08389

Korea, Republic of

Shanghai

China

Beijing 100022

China

Shenzhen, Guangdong

China

Gyeonggi-do 12735

Korea, Republic of

Helsinki

Finland

Shanghai

China

Guangzhou

China

Ningbo

China

Hartmannsdorf

Germany

Guangdong Province

China

Guangdong

China

Xiaoshan

China

Shanghai, 201114

China

Shenzhen

China

Guangzhou

China

Guangzhou

China

Shanghai

China

Nanshan District

China

Budapest

Hungary

Seoul, 07298

Korea, Republic of

Ningbo

China

Taiwan

Chinese Taipei

Guangzhou 510656

China

Shanghai

China

Garching

Germany

Suzhou

China

Shunde District, Foshan

China

Shenzhen

China

Warsaw

Poland

Id

Name

City

Country

13338

Beijing 100070

China

13360

Arnhem

Netherlands

13348

Reichenwalde b. Berlin

Germany

13371

Kista

Sweden

13365

Singapore

Singapore

13358

Gunpo-si,Gyeonggi-do, 15809

Korea, Republic of

13356

Seoul

Korea, Republic of

13343

Fontenay-Aux-Roses

France

13761

P.O. Box 6122, Dubai

United Arab Emirates

13361

Lysaker

Norway

13843

Hamburg

Germany

13334

BRUSSELS 1070

Belgium

13342

Helsinki

Finland

13347

Hartmannsdorf

Germany

25918

Tai Po,

China

13349

Budapest

Hungary

13354

Yokohama

Japan

13345

Nürnberg

Germany

13427

Singapore 609937

Singapore

13346

München

Germany

13340

Ballerup

Denmark

13364

Warsaw

Poland

Id

Name

City

Country

13363

Warszawa

Poland

25774

Sunnyvale,

United States of America

13330

Buenos Aires

Argentina

28154

Nairobi

Kenya

13359

Gyeonggi-do

Korea, Republic of

13489

Riyadh

Saudi Arabia

13373

Bakanliklar, Ankara

Türkiye