Recent and Future Standards for Harmonics

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Overview of international standards/norms relating to harmonics and flicker. 

EN IEC DOW valid through OJEU
Harmonic Limits
61000-3-2 Ed. 2.0 with ammendments (<16A)
EN61000-3-2:2014 IEC61000-3-2:2014 2017/06/30   Yes
61000-3-12 Ausg. 1.0 (16-75A)
EN61000-3-12:2011 IEC61000-3-12:2011 2014/06/16   Yes
Harmonics Measurements
61000-4-7 Ed. 2.0 (10/12 periods)
EN61000-4-7:2002/A1:2009 IEC61000-4-7:2002/A1:2008 2012/03/01   No (1)
Flicker Limits
61000-3-3 with Amendments (<16A)
EN61000-3-3:2013 IEC61000-3-3:2013 2016/06/18   Yes

EN61000-3-3:2013 + A1:201x

77A/952/FDIS, adopted by 100%, but not yet released.

IEC61000-3-3:2013 + A1:2017     Not yet
61000-3-11 (<75A)
EN61000-3-11:2000 IEC61000-3-11:2000 2003/11/01   Yes


77A/929/CDV, adopted by 100%, but not yet released.

IEC61000-3-11:2017     Not yet
Flicker Measurements / Flicker Meter
EN61000-4-15:2011 IEC61000-4-15:2010 2014/01/02   No (1)


EN IEC DOW valid through OJEU
Voltage Dips, Short Interruptions and Voltage Variations Immunity Tests
61000-4-11 Ed. 2.0
EN61000-4-11:2004/A1:2017 IEC61000-4-11:2004/A1:2017 2020/06/22   No
Harmonics and Interharmonics including Mains Signalling at AC Power Port, Low Frequency Immunity Tests
EN61000-4-13:2002 IEC61000-4-13:2002 2005/05/01 2012/07/01 No
EN61000-4-13:2002/A1:2009 IEC61000-4-13:2002/A1:2009 2012/07/01   No
EN61000-4-13:2002/A2:2016 IEC61000-4-13:2002/A2:2016 2019/01/18   No
Voltage Fluctuation Immunity Test
EN61000-4-14:1999/A1:2004 IEC61000-4-14:1999/A1:2001 2007/05/01 2012/07/01 No
EN61000-4-14:1999/A2:2009 IEC61000-4-14:1999/A2:2009 2012/07/01   No
Ripple on DC Input Power Port Immunity Test
EN61000-4-17:1999/A1:2004 IEC61000-4-17:1999/A1:2001 2007/05/01 2012/02/01 No
EN61000-4-17:1999/A2:2009 IEC61000-4-17:1999/A2:2008 2012/02/01   No
Unbalance, Immunity Test
EN61000-4-27:2000 IEC61000-4-27:2000 2003/09/01 2012/03/01 No
EN61000-4-27:2000/A1:2009 IEC61000-4-27:2000/A1:2009 2012/03/01   No
Variation of Power Frequency, Immunity Test
EN61000-4-28:2000/A1:2004 IEC61000-4-28:1999/A1:2001 2007/05/01 2012/03/01 No
EN61000-4-28:2000/A2:2009 IEC61000-4-28:1999/A2:2009 2012/03/01   No
Voltage Dips, Short Interruptions and Voltage Variations on DC Input Power Port Immunity Tests
EN61000-4-29:2000 IEC61000-4-29:2000 2003/11/01   No


EN IEC DOW valid through OJEU
Expired Standards/Norms
EN61000-3-2:1995 IEC61000-3-2:1995 2001/01/01 2004/01/01 Yes
EN61000-3-2:1995/A1:1998 IEC61000-3-2:1995/A1:1997 2001/01/01 2004/01/01 Yes
EN61000-3-2:1995/A2:1998 IEC61000-3-2:1995/A2:1998 2001/01/01 2004/01/01 Yes
EN61000-3-2:1995/A14:2000   2004/01/01 2004/01/01 Yes
EN61000-3-2:2000 (2) Modified IEC61000-3-2:2000 (2) 2008/01/01 2009/02/01 Yes
EN61000-3-2:2000/A2:2005 IEC61000-3-2:2000/A1:2001+
2009/02/01   Yes
EN61000-3-2:2006/prA1 (fragment 7) 77A/674/FDIS      
EN61000-3-2:2006/prA1 (fragment 8) 77A/674/FDIS      
EN61000-4-7:1993 IEC61000-4-7:1991 1993/12/01 2005/10/01 No (1)
EN61000-3-3:1995 IEC61000-3-3:1994 2001/01/01 2004/05/01 Yes
EN61000-3-3:1995/A1:2001 IEC61000-3-3:1994/A1:2001 2004/05/01 2008/09/01 Yes
EN61000-4-15:1998 IEC61000-4-15:1997 2001/01/01 2006/03/01 No (1)
EN61000-4-14:1999 IEC61000-4-14:1999 2002/04/01 2007/05/01 No
EN61000-4-17:1999 IEC61000-4-17:1999 2002/08/01 2007/05/01 No
EN61000-4-28:2000 IEC61000-4-28:1999 2003/01/01 2007/05/01 No

 DOW = Date of withdrawal
 The latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn
 OJEU = Official Journal Of The European Union
 This standards (and further) are mandatory for the CE sign according to the EMC directive 2014/30/EU
 CD = Committee draft
 CDV = Committee draft for vote
 FDIS = Final draft international standard
 (1) Not listed in OJEU but mandatory by links in 61000-3-2/-3
 (2) Despite the same number and date EN and IEC documents in this case are different

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