Free preview
ILNAS-EN 61000-6-3:2007 Edition 01/2007
Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) - Part 6-3: Generic standards - Emission standard for residential, commercial and light-industrial environments
  • 26.30 / copy


This part of IEC 61000 for EMC emission requirements applies to electrical and electronic apparatus intended for use in residential, commercial and light-industrial environments. Emission requirements in the frequency range 0 Hz to 400 GHz are covered. No measurement needs to be performed at frequencies where no requirement is specified. This generic EMC emission standard is applicable if no relevant dedicated product or product-family EMC emission standard exists. This standard applies to apparatus intended to be directly connected to a low-voltage public mains network or connected to a dedicated DC source, which is intended to interface between the apparatus and the low-voltage public mains network. This standard applies also to apparatus which is battery operated or is powered by a non-public, but non-industrial, low-voltage power distribution system if this apparatus is intended to be used in the locations described below. The environments encompassed by this standard are residential, commercial and light-industrial locations, both indoor and outdoor. The following list, although not comprehensive, gives an indication of locations that are included: - residential properties, for example houses, apartments; - retail outlets, for example shops, supermarkets; - business premises, for example offices, banks; - areas of public entertainment, for example cinemas, public bars, dance halls; - outdoor locations, for example petrol stations, car parks, amusement and sports centres; - light-industrial locations, for example workshops, laboratories, service centres. Locations that are characterised by being supplied directly at low voltage from the public mains network are considered to be residential, commercial or light-industrial. The object of this standard is to define the emission test requirements for apparatus defined in the scope in relation to continuous and transient, conducted and radiated disturbances. The emission requirements have been selected so as to ensure that disturbances generated by apparatus operating normally in residential, commercial and light-industrial locations do not exceed a level which could prevent other apparatus from operating as intended. Fault conditions of apparatus are not taken into account. Not all disturbance phenomena have been included for testing purposes in this standard but only those considered as relevant for the equipment covered by this standard. These requirements represent essential electromagnetic compatibility emission requirements. Requirements are specified for each port considered.


Standard - Active


Technical Committee :
CLC/TC 210 : Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC)


2004/108/EC : Directive 2004/108/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 December 2004 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to electromagnetic compatibility and repealing Directive 89/336/EEC
1999/5/EC : Directive 1999/5/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 March 1999 on radio equipment and telecommunications terminal equipment and the mutual recognition of their conformity


start of the vote on the project    11/02/2005   date of ratification (dor)   
end of the vote on the project    11/04/2005   date of anouncement (doa)    01/03/2007
start of the vote on the final project    17/03/2006   date of publication (dop)    01/09/2007
end of the vote on the final project    17/05/2006   date of withdrawal (dow)    01/12/2009

Publication Official Journal
of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg


prEN IEC 61000-6-3:2019
ILNAS-EN 61000-6-3:2007/A1:2011

Relations to older standards
ILNAS-EN 61000-6-3:2001/A11:2004
ILNAS-EN 61000-6-3:2001

Relations to international standards
IEC 61000-6-3:2006 (EQV) 

International Classification for Standards (ICS codes) :

33.100.10 : Emission


magnifying icon

Search a standard

Advanced search


Satisfaction enquiry


Free of charge lifelong learning "Standardization"

Standards organizations

  • National standards

  • European standards

  • International standards


Your feedback is important to us!

Would you be willing to give us a short feedback?


Thank you for helping us

DIN standards can be downloaded only once! After downloading, they are no longer available in the eLibrary.
Begin download?