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E DIN EN IEC 61540 VDE 0661-10:2021-12

Electrical accessories

Portable residual current devices without integral overcurrent protection for household and similar use (PRCDs)

(IEC 23E/1225/CD:2020); Text in German and English
Class/Status: Draft, valid
Released: 2021-12   Published: 2021-11-05
VDE Art. No.: 1600384
End of objection deadline: 2022-01-05

This document applies to portable devices for household and similar uses (hereafter referred to as portable residual current devices, PRCDs), consisting of a plug, a residual current device (RCD) and one or more socket-outlets or a provision for connection. They do not incorporate overcurrent protection. They are intended for single- and two-phase systems for rated currents not exceeding 16 A for rated voltages not exceeding 250 V AC, or for rated current not exceeding 32 A for rated voltages not exceeding 130 V AC. to earth. They are intended to provide protection against shock hazard in case of direct contact, in addition to the protection provided by the fixed installations for the circuit downstream.

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