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IEC - 60335-2-8

Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety – Part 2-8: Particular requirements for shavers, hair clippers and similar appliances

active, Most Current
Organization: IEC
Publication Date: 1 October 2022
Status: active
Page Count: 52
ICS Code (Domestic safety): 13.120
ICS Code (Body care equipment): 97.170
scope:

This part of 60335 deals with the safety of electric shavers, hair clippers, epilators, appliances used for manicure and pedicure and similar appliances intended 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 which nevertheless possibly pose a source of danger to the public, such as appliances intended to be used by laymen in shops and on farms, are within the scope of this standard. Examples of such appliances are animal shearers.

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 national health authorities, national authorities responsible for the protection of labour and similar authorities.

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);

- massage appliances (IEC 60335-2-32);

- beauty care appliances incorporating lasers and intense light sources (IEC 60335-2-113);

- skin beauty care appliances (IEC 60335-2-115);

- appliances for medical purposes (IEC 60601).

Document History

60335-2-8
October 1, 2022
Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety – Part 2-8: Particular requirements for shavers, hair clippers and similar appliances
This part of 60335 deals with the safety of electric shavers, hair clippers, epilators, appliances used for manicure and pedicure and similar appliances intended for household and similar purposes,...
November 1, 2018
Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety – Part 2-8: Particular requirements for shavers, hair clippers and similar appliances
This clause of Part 1 is replaced by the following. Battery-operated appliances and other d.c. supplied appliances are within the scope of this standard. Dual supply appliances, either...
November 1, 2018
AMENDMENT 2 Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety – Part 2-8: Particular requirements for shavers, hair clippers and similar appliances
A description is not available for this item.
November 1, 2015
Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety – Part 2-8: Particular requirements for shavers, hair clippers and similar appliances
Battery-operated appliances and other d.c. supplied appliances are within the scope of this standard. Dual supply appliances, either mains-supplied or battery-operated, are regarded as...
November 1, 2015
AMENDMENT 1 Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety – Part 2-8: Particular requirements for shavers, hair clippers and similar appliances
A description is not available for this item.
December 1, 2012
Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety – Part 2-8: Particular requirements for shavers, hair clippers and similar appliances
This clause of Part 1 is replaced by the following. This International Standard deals with the safety of electric shavers, hair clippers and similar appliances intended for household and similar...
September 1, 2008
Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety – Part 2-8: Particular requirements for shavers, hair clippers and similar appliances
This clause of Part 1 is replaced by the following. This International Standard deals with the safety of electric shavers, hair clippers and similar appliances intended for household and similar...
July 1, 2008
AMENDMENT 2 Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety – Part 2-8: Particular requirements for shavers, hair clippers and similar appliances
This clause of Part 1 is replaced by the following. This International Standard deals with the safety of electric shavers, hair clippers and similar appliances intended for household and similar...
October 1, 2005
Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety – Part 2-8: Particular requirements for shavers, hair clippers and similar appliances
This clause of Part 1 is replaced by the following. This International Standard deals with the safety of electric shavers, hair clippers and similar appliances intended for household and similar...
August 1, 2005
A mendment 1 Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety – Part 2-8: Particular requirements for shavers, hair clippers and similar appliances
A description is not available for this item.
October 1, 2002
Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety – Part 2-8: Particular requirements for shavers, hair clippers and similar appliances
A description is not available for this item.
August 1, 2000
Amendment 1 Safety of household and similar electrical appliances - Part 2-8: Particular requirements for electric shavers, hair clippers and similar appliances
A description is not available for this item.
January 1, 1992
Safety of household and similar electrical appliances Part 2: Particular requirements for shavers, hair clippers and similar appliances
A description is not available for this item.

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