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IEC 60335-2-53

Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety – Part 2-53: Particular requirements for sauna heating appliances and infrared cabins

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Organization: IEC
Publication Date: 1 January 2017
Status: active
Page Count: 129
ICS Code (Electric heaters): 97.100.10
ICS Code (Domestic safety): 13.120
scope:

This clause of Part 1 is replaced by the following

This International Standard deals with the safety of electric sauna heating appliances and infrared emitting units having a rated power input not exceeding 20 kW, their rated voltage being not more than 250 V for single-phase appliances and 480 V for other appliances

The appliances covered by this standard are intended for use in the home and in public saunas located in blocks of flats, hotels and similar locations

NOTE 101 Sauna heating appliances may be of the thermal storage type

This standard also deals with the safety of electric sauna heating appliances provided with a humidifier unit, their rated voltage being not more than 250 V for single-phase appliances and 480 V for other appliances. The room air is humidified by evaporating or atomising water

NOTE 102 A humidifier may be part of a sauna heating appliance or may be incorporated in the sauna heater. The sauna heating appliance or sauna heater may be operated with or without the humidifier

As far as is practicable, this standard deals with the common hazards presented by appliances that are encountered by all persons in and around the home. However, in general, it does not take into account

persons (including children) whose

physical, sensory or mental capabilities; or

lack of experience and knowledge

prevents them from using the appliance safely without supervision or instruction

children playing with the appliance

NOTE 103 Attention is drawn to the fact that

for appliances intended to be used in vehicles or on board ships or aircraft, additional requirements may be necessary

in many countries additional requirements are specified by the national health authorities, the national authorities responsible for the protection of labour and similar authorities

NOTE 104 This standard does not apply to

appliances intended to be used in locations where special conditions prevail, such as the presence of a corrosive or explosive atmosphere (dust, vapour or gas)

appliances intended to cause perspiration to only a part of the human body

sweating baths where the head of the user remains outside the heated space

tents and other collapsible sauna baths; - room heaters (IEC 60335-2-30)

humidifiers intended for use with heating, ventilation, or air-conditioning systems (IEC 60335-2-88)

humidifiers (IEC 60335-2-98)

appliances intended for medical purposes (IEC 60601)

Document History

March 1, 2017
Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety – Part 2-53: Particular requirements for sauna heating appliances and infrared cabins
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January 1, 2017
AMENDMENT 1 Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety – Part 2-53: Particular requirements for sauna heating appliances and infrared cabins
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IEC 60335-2-53
January 1, 2017
Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety – Part 2-53: Particular requirements for sauna heating appliances and infrared cabins
This clause of Part 1 is replaced by the following This International Standard deals with the safety of electric sauna heating appliances and infrared emitting units having a rated power input not...
April 1, 2011
Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety – Part 2-53: Particular requirements for sauna heating appliances and infrared cabins
This clause of Part 1 is replaced by the following. This International Standard deals with the safety of electric sauna heating appliances and infrared emitting units having a rated power input not...
March 1, 2007
Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety – Part 2-53: Particular requirements for sauna heating appliances
A description is not available for this item.
January 1, 2007
Amendment 1 Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety – Part 2-53: Particular requirements for sauna heating appliances
A description is not available for this item.
October 1, 2002
Household and similar electrical appliances Safety Part 2-53: Particular requirements for sauna heating appliances
A description is not available for this item.
August 1, 1997
Safety of Household and Similar Electrical Appliances - Part 2: Particular Requirements for Sauna Heating Appliances
A description is not available for this item.
January 1, 1988
Safety of Household and Similar Electrical Appliances Part 2: Particular Requirements for Electric Sauna Heating Appliances
A description is not available for this item.

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