International Standards and Conformity Assessment for all electrical, electronic and related technologies

TC 31

Equipment for explosive atmospheres





Approval %
29 28 96.6 >50% APPROVED


Number of


approving and

34 4 >=4 (if <=16)
>=5 (if >=17)

 Illustration: Voting

Voting Result

Document 31/970/NP


Project : IEC TS 60079-40:2015 ED1

Future IEC 60079-XX Ed. 1.0: Explosive atmospheres - Requirements for Process Sealing Between Flammable or Combustible Process Fluids and Electrical Systems.


Reference Circulation date Closing date Downloads
31/970/NP 2011-12-16 2012-03-16
Compilation of Comments
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Result of Voting

Argentina O
Australia P 2012-03-16 Y N N Y -
Austria O
Belgium P
Brazil P 2012-03-16 Y N N N -
Bulgaria O
Canada P 2012-03-16 Y N N N -
China P 2012-03-16 Y Y N N -
Croatia P 2012-03-13 Y N Y N -
Czech Republic P 2012-03-14 Y Y N N -
Denmark P 2012-03-13 Y Y N N -
Finland P 2012-03-15 Y N N N -
France P 2012-02-08 A N N N -
Germany P 2012-02-28 Y Y N Y Y
Greece O 2012-03-16 A N N N -
Hungary P 2012-03-13 Y N N N -
India P 2012-03-13 A N N N -
Indonesia O
Ireland P 2012-02-21 Y Y N N -
Israel O
Italy P 2012-03-14 Y Y N N -
Japan P 2012-03-16 Y Y N N -
Korea, Republic of P 2012-01-23 Y N Y N -
Malaysia P 2012-03-14 Y N N N -
Mexico O 2012-03-15 Y N N N -
Netherlands P 2012-03-16 Y Y N N Y
New Zealand P 2012-03-12 Y N N N -
Norway P 2012-03-15 Y N N N -
Pakistan P
Poland P 2012-03-15 Y N N N -
Portugal P 2012-03-16 A N N N -
Romania P 2012-03-09 Y N N N Y
Russian Federation P 2012-03-14 Y N N N -
Serbia P 2012-03-01 Y N Y N -
Singapore O
Slovakia O
Slovenia P 2012-02-29 Y Y N N -
South Africa O
Spain P 2012-03-06 Y Y N N -
Sweden P 2012-03-16 Y Y N N Y
Switzerland P 2012-02-01 Y N N N -
Thailand O
Turkey O 2012-03-14 A N N N -
Ukraine P 2012-03-15 N N N N -
United Kingdom P 2012-03-16 Y Y N Y -
United States of America P 2012-02-29 Y N N Y Y


The final result of voting will be indicated in the Report of Voting (RVN), as P-members have the possibility to nominate an expert one month after the closing date -- complete information in AC/172/2000

  1. Approving: Does the National Committee approve the addition of the new proposal to the program of work of the committee [Yes/No] ?

  2. Only votes received from P-members before the closing date are counted in determining the decision.

  3. P-members not voting: Belgium; Pakistan(2)

  4. CD/CDV: Does the National Committee agree with direct submission of the draft accompanying the proposal as a Committee Draft/Committee Draft for Voting [Y if Yes] ?

  5. Participation : Is the National Committee prepared to participate in the development of the project [Yes/No] ? (Only those voting in favour of the proposal itself have their willingness to participate considered as part of the final decision.)

  6. Acceptance criteria for TS/IS:

    • approval of the work item by a simple majority of the P-members voting

    • at least 4 P-members in the case of a committee with 16 or fewer P-members, or at least 5 P-members in the case of committees with 17 or more P-members, have nominated or confirmed the name of an expert and approved the new work item proposal

*Comments rejected because they were not submitted in the IEC Comment form.
**Vote rejected due to lack of justification statement.