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

SC 37A

Low-voltage surge protective devices





Approval %
16 16 100 >=66.7% APPROVED


Number of


approving and

24 5 >=4 (if <=16)
>=5 (if >=17)

 Illustration: Voting

Voting Result


Document 37A/339/NP


Project : IEC 61643-41 ED1

PNW 37A-339 ED1: Surge protective devices connected to low-voltage DC power systems - Requirements and test methods


Reference Circulation date Closing date Downloads
37A/339/NP 2019-07-12 2019-10-04
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Result of Voting

Australia P 2019-10-04 A N -
Austria P 2019-09-30 Y Y N Y
Belgium O 2019-10-04 A N -
Brazil P 2019-10-04 A N -
Bulgaria O -
China P 2019-09-23 Y Y Y Y
Croatia O -
Czech Republic P 2019-10-03 Y Y N Y
Denmark P 2019-10-02 A N -
Finland O -
France P 2019-10-02 Y Y Y Y
Germany P 2019-09-24 Y Y Y Y
Greece P 2019-10-03 A N -
Hungary O -
India P 2019-10-01 Y Y N -
Iran O -
Ireland P 2019-07-18 Y Y N -
Italy P 2019-10-04 Y Y N Y
Japan P 2019-10-03 Y Y Y Y
Korea, Republic of P 2019-10-04 Y Y N -
Malaysia O -
Netherlands P 2019-09-25 A N -
New Zealand O -
Norway O -
Oman O -
Pakistan - 2019-10-01 Y Y N -
Philippines, Rep. of the O -
Poland P 2019-10-03 Y Y N -
Portugal P 2019-10-04 A N -
Qatar - 2019-10-01 Y Y N -
Romania O 2019-10-03 Y Y N -
Russian Federation P 2019-10-03 Y Y N Y
Serbia O -
Singapore O -
Slovenia P 2019-10-03 Y Y N -
South Africa O -
Spain P 2019-10-04 Y Y N -
Sweden P 2019-10-02 Y Y N -
Switzerland P 2019-09-27 A N -
Turkey O -
Ukraine O -
United Kingdom P 2019-09-11 A N -
United States of America P 2019-10-02 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: (0)

  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.