Standards and Installations
Luminaires should not only look good and provide good lighting, they must also be safe. Safety is guaranteed by compliance with a variety of regulations and standards. Luminaires from OSRAM meet all relevant national and international regulations.
Luminaires should not only look good and provide good light, they must also be safe. Safety is guaranteed by compliance with a variety of regulations and standards.
Types of protection
Protection against dust, solid materials and water - Luminaires must belong to a particular protection class against moisture and dust to which they are exposed.
Protection against ignition/fire
When operated, luminaires generate heat. The following symbols are used for luminaires that can be mounted on flammable materials.
Installation in domestic bathrooms
As far as protection against water is concerned, the luminaires must comply with the types of protection indicated above. Shock-hazard protection and protection against solid foreign bodies are at least IP2x.
Rated illuminances for commercial premises
Recommended values according to DIN 5035 Part 2
With the CE labelling the conformity of a product is certified with the prevailing EC guidelines, like the the low-voltage guideline 73/23/EWG or the EMV guideline 89/336/EWG.
Products with VDE approval mark are:
- electrically safe
- mechanically safe
- thermally safe
- standard compliant
- supervised by VDE during production
OSRAM has always focused on high product quality, and the health and safety of the consumers of its products.