Emissions Standards

Commonly used EMC emissions standards

These are a selection of the emissions standards used for CE compliance in Europe.

Generic Emission Standards  Tests
Residential, commercial
and light industrial
environment

 IEC61000-6-3

Conducted emissions to EN55022, class B
Radiated emissions to EN55022, class B
If any discontinuous emissions, EN55014-1
Harmonics IEC61000-3-2
Flicker (if required)  IEC61000-3-3

Industrial environment

 IEC61000-6-4

Conducted emissions to EN55011, class A
Radiated emissions to EN55011, class A

Product Specific Standards (Limited selection only, there are many others!)
Product summary

Standard 

Industrial equipment that uses RF for processing purposes

 EN55011

Vehicles and other products powered by IC engine

 EN55012

Audio-visual equipment (TVs, radios, CD players, MP3.. etc

 EN55013

Domestic appliances and hand tools

 EN55014

Luminaires

 EN55015

Information Technology Equipment (ITE)

 EN55022

Vehicles:   Protection of on-board receivers

 EN55025

Uninteruptible power systems

 EN50091-2

Railway equipment, on and off trains

 EN50121

LV switchgear and control systems

 EN50295

Professional A/V equipment

 EN55103-1

Maritime navigation and telecoms equipment

 EN60945

Low voltage DC power supplies

 EN51204-3

Equipment for control and measurement use

 EN61326-1

Other Standards

 CISPR16Defines the specifications and characteristics of EMC test equipment
 FCC part 15Items that do not radiate RF intentionally  (US standard)
 FCC part 18Items that intentionally generate RF  (US standard)
 Mil Spec 461US military EMC standard 
 Def Stan 59-41UK military EMC standard