BS EN 60598-2-4:1998 - Luminaires. Particular requirements. Portable general purpose luminaires – BSI British Standards

BS EN 60598-2-4:1998

Luminaires. Particular requirements. Portable general purpose luminaires

Status : Current, Revised, Superseded   Published : May 1998 Replaced By : BS EN 60598-2-4:2018



Luminaires - Part 2: Particular requirements - Section 2.4 Portable general purpose luminaires

Executive summary

Requirements for portable general purpose luminaries.


This part of EN 60598 specifies requirements for portable general purpose luminaires, other than handlamps, for use with tungsten filament, tubular fluorescent and other discharge lamps on supply voltages not exceeding 250 V. This European Standard is to be read in conjunction with those sections of EN 60598-1 to which reference is made.

Requirements are given on the classification of luminaires, marking, construction, creepage distances and clearances, provision for earthing, terminals, external and internal wiring, protection against electric shock, endurance tests and thermal tests, resistance to dust and moisture, insulation resistance and electric strength, and resistance to heat, fire and tracking.

History and related standards

This European Standard supersedes BS 4533-102.4:1990 which is withdrawn.

It includes the following cross reference:

IEC 60529:1989.

Standard NumberBS EN 60598-2-4:1998
TitleLuminaires. Particular requirements. Portable general purpose luminaires
StatusCurrent, Revised, Superseded
Publication Date15 May 1998
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Replaced ByBS EN 60598-2-4:2018
ReplacesBS 4533-102-102.4:1990, EN 60598-2-4:1989
DescriptorsTungsten lamps, Classification systems, Candlesticks, Portable, Filament lamps, Discharge lamps, Incandescent lamps, Luminaires, Rated voltage, Fluorescent lamps, Electrical safety, Switches, Overturning, Electric lamps, Endurance testing, Flexible conductors, Lighting equipment
Title in FrenchLuminaires. Regles particulieres. Luminaires portatifs a usage general
Title in GermanLeuchten. Besondere Anforderungen. Gewoehnliche ortsveraenderliche Leuchten
ISBN0 580 28458 1
File Size224.3 KB

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