IEC 61058-2-4:2018 applies to independently mounted switches for appliances (mechanical or electronic) actuated by hand, by foot or by other human activity, to operate or control electrical appliances and other equipment for household or similar purposes with a rated voltage not exceeding 480 V and a rated current not exceeding 63 A. This second edition cancels and replaces the first edition published in 1995 and constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
- overall format modified to support the revised structure of the series;
- Annexes K and M have been included as an integral part of this document;
- Annex L has been included for information purposes only.
This document is to be used in conjunction with IEC 61058-1:2016.