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

SC 31G

Intrinsically-safe apparatus





Approval %
23 22 95.7 >=66.7% APPROVED


Number of


approving and

28 8 >=4 (if <=16)
>=5 (if >=17)

 Illustration: Voting

Voting Result


Document 31G/290/NP


Project : IEC TS 60079-47 ED1

PNW TS 31G-290: Explosive atmospheres - Part XX: Equipment protection by 2-Wire Intrinsically Safe Ethernet concept (2-WISE)


Reference Circulation date Closing date Downloads
31G/290/NP 2018-11-30 2019-02-22
Compilation of Comments
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Result of Voting

Australia P 2019-02-21 Y Y Y Y
Austria O 2019-02-22 A N -
Belarus - 2019-02-22 - Y N -
Belgium P 2019-02-20 A N -
Brazil P 2019-02-22 Y Y N Y
Bulgaria O -
Canada P 2019-02-06 Y Y N -
China P 2019-02-22 Y Y N -
Croatia P 2019-02-22 Y Y N -
Czech Republic P 2019-02-21 Y Y N -
Denmark P 2019-02-20 A N -
Finland P 2019-02-19 Y Y N -
France P 2019-02-18 A N -
Germany P 2019-02-14 Y Y Y -
Greece O 2019-02-22 A N -
Hungary P 2019-02-22 A N -
India O -
Indonesia O -
Iran P 2019-02-19 Y Y N Y
Ireland P 2018-12-03 Y Y N -
Israel O -
Italy P 2019-02-22 Y Y Y -
Japan P 2018-12-25 Y Y Y -
Kazakhstan - 2019-02-18 - Y N -
Korea, Republic of P 2019-02-22 Y Y N -
Malaysia P 2019-01-15 Y Y N Y
Mexico O 2019-02-21 Y Y N -
Netherlands P 2019-02-11 Y Y N -
New Zealand O -
Norway P 2019-02-19 Y Y Y Y
Pakistan O 2019-02-18 Y Y N -
Poland O 2019-02-19 Y Y N -
Portugal - 2019-02-22 - N -
Qatar - 2019-02-18 - Y N -
Romania P 2019-02-21 Y Y N -
Russian Federation P 2019-02-20 Y Y N -
Serbia O -
Singapore O -
Slovakia O -
Slovenia - 2019-01-31 - Y N -
South Africa O -
Spain P 2019-02-22 N N Y
Sweden P 2019-02-14 Y Y N Y
Switzerland P 2019-02-11 Y Y Y Y
Ukraine P -
United Kingdom P 2019-02-08 Y Y Y Y
United States of America P 2019-02-14 Y Y 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 within four weeks after the closing date.

  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: Ukraine(1)

  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 2/3 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.