Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety – Part 2-84: Particular requirements for toilet appliances
|Publication Date:||1 October 2019|
|ICS Code (Sanitary installations):||91.140.70|
This part of IEC 60335 deals with the safety of electric toilet appliances having a rated voltage being not more than 250 V, in which excrement is stored, dried or destructed or which wash or dry parts of the human body.
NOTE 101 Examples of such electric toilets are the following and they can be used to process garbage such as paper and food waste.
- mouldering toilets;
- package toilets;
- freezing toilets;
- vacuum toilets.
This standard also applies to electric equipment for use with conventional toilets.
NOTE 102 Examples of such electric equipment are
- automatic seat covering devices;
- chopping units;
- heated seats;
- pumping units;
- water heaters for spray seats;
- spray seats.
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 young 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 can 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.
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);
- chemical toilets;
- toilets in which excrement is destructed by combustion.