EN 50160 : Voltage characteristics of electricity supplied by public distribution system

Published: 14 March 2003

Policies & Issues: Internal Market - Product Safety Legislation

Letter to Mr Pieter Parlevliet, Secretary General of CENELEC

Orgalime and its member federations and the European sector committees in the electrical and electronic field believe that standard EN 50160 on voltage characteristics of electricity supplied by public distribution systems is a matter of great concern to the industry producing apparatus to be operated at 230 V mains voltage. In our view, its application would cause severe problems for all these products.

This position paper aims at raising awareness of CENELEC Members.
 

References: Standard EN 50160:1999

Related Position Papers

Internal Market: Orgalim comments for the upcoming delegated act for internet-connected radio equipment and wearables [9 October 2020]

Internal Market: Orgalim comments on the final report of the impact assessment study on internet-connected radio equipment and wearable radio equipment [31 July 2020]

Internal Market: Orgalim Comments to EMC Directive Roadmap [21 February 2020]

Internal Market: Orgalim reaction - Commission Staff Working Document on the CPR Evaluation study [7 February 2020]

Internal Market: Orgalim comments to proposals tabled for revision of the Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC [3 February 2020]

Machinery Directive: Orgalim Contribution to the Guide of Interpretation to the Machinery Directive [26 September 2019]

Machinery Directive: Orgalim's response to the Open Public Consultation on the revision of the Directive 2006/42/EC on machinery [30 August 2019]

Construction Products Regulation: Orgalim views on shaping a Regulation on Construction Products that strengthens the Internal Market [14 May 2019]

Radio Equipment Directive: Orgalim views on the EC Roadmap for a delegated Act on upload of software to radio equipment [7 May 2019]