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CENELEC - EN 60335-2-87

Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety Part 2-87: Particular requirements for electrical animal-stunning equipment

active, Most Current
Organization: CENELEC
Publication Date: 1 December 2002
Status: active
Page Count: 28
ICS Code (Other agricultural machines and equipment): 65.060.99
scope:

This standard deals with the safety of electric animal-stunning equipment the rated voltage of which is not more than 250 V for single-phase appliances and 480 V for other appliances.

This standard is applicable to electric animal-stunning equipment for industrial or commercial use, for use on farms or for use in areas where they may be a source of danger to the public.

So far as is practical, this standard deals with the common hazards presented by these types of appliances.

NOTE 101 Examples of electric animal-stunning equipment within the scope of this standard are those used to stun:

- bovines such as cattle, calves, cows, heifers and bulls;

- ovines such as sheep and lambs;

- caprines such as goats;

- cervids such as deer;

- solipeds such as horses, donkeys and mules;

- birds such as chickens, turkeys and guinea fowl;

- porcines such as pigs;

- fur animals such as foxes, chinchilla, rabbits and possums;

- mustelids such as mink and polecats;

- other ruminants such as camels.

NOTE 102 The following types of electric animal-stunning equipment are covered by this standard:

- manual, semi-automatic and automatic.

NOTE 103 Attention is drawn to the fact that:

- for electric animal-stunning equipment intended to be used on board ships, 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, the national water supply authorities and similar authorities;

- in many countries, additional requirements are specified concerning the humane slaughter of animals.

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);

- electric fence energizers (see IEC 60335-2-76);

- electric fishing machines (see IEC 60335-2-86);

- meat tenderizers, carcass immobilizers, carcass stiffeners, spinal discharge equipment or similar equipment.

Document History

EN 60335-2-87
December 1, 2002
Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety Part 2-87: Particular requirements for electrical animal-stunning equipment
This standard deals with the safety of electric animal-stunning equipment the rated voltage of which is not more than 250 V for single-phase appliances and 480 V for other appliances. This standard...
December 1, 2002
Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety Part 2-87: Particular requirements for electrical animal-stunning equipment
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December 1, 2002
Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety Part 2-87: Particular requirements for electrical animal-stunning equipment
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January 1, 1999
Safety of Household and Similar Electrical Appliances Part 2-87: Particular Requirements for Electric Animal-Stunning Equipment
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