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IEC - 60335-2-16

Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety – Part 2-16: Particular requirements for food waste disposers

active, Most Current
Organization: IEC
Publication Date: 1 October 2022
Status: active
Page Count: 43
ICS Code (Small kitchen appliances): 97.040.50
ICS Code (Domestic safety): 13.120
scope:

This part of IEC 60335 deals with the safety of electric food waste disposers for household and similar purposes, their rated voltage being not more than 250 V including direct current (DC) supplied appliances and battery-operated appliances.

Appliances not intended for normal household use but that nevertheless possibly pose a source of danger to the public, such as appliances intended to be used by laymen in shops, in light industry and on farms, are within the scope of this standard.

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.

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, leading to restriction of or prohibition of the installation of food waste disposers.

This standard does not apply to

- portable food waste disposers;

- food waste disposers of the incinerator type;

- appliances intended exclusively for industrial or commercial purposes;

- 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).

Document History

60335-2-16
October 1, 2022
Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety – Part 2-16: Particular requirements for food waste disposers
This part of IEC 60335 deals with the safety of electric food waste disposers for household and similar purposes, their rated voltage being not more than 250 V including direct current (DC) supplied...
January 1, 2012
Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety – Part 2-16: Particular requirements for food waste disposers
This clause of Part 1 is replaced by the following. This International Standard deals with the safety of electric food waste disposers for household and similar purposes, their rated voltage being...
September 1, 2011
AMENDMENT 2 Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety – Part 2-16: Particular requirements for food waste disposers
This clause of Part 1 is replaced by the following. This International Standard deals with the safety of electric food waste disposers for household and similar purposes, their rated voltage being...
July 1, 2008
Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety – Part 2-16: Particular requirements for food waste disposers
This clause of Part 1 is replaced by the following. This International Standard deals with the safety of electric food waste disposers for household and similar purposes, their rated voltage being...
April 1, 2008
AMENDMENT 1 Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety – Part 2-16: Particular requirements for food waste disposers
This clause of Part 1 is replaced by the following. This International Standard deals with the safety of electric food waste disposers for household and similar purposes, their rated voltage being...
December 1, 2002
Household and similar electrical appliances Safety Part 2-16: Particular requirements for food waste disposers
This clause of Part 1 is replaced by the following. This International Standard deals with the safety of electric food waste disposers for household and similar purposes, their rated voltage being...

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