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CENELEC - EN IEC 60335-2-23

Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Part 2-23: Particular requirements for appliances for skin or hair care

active, Most Current
Organization: CENELEC
Publication Date: 1 January 2023
Status: active
Page Count: 32
ICS Code (Domestic safety): 13.120
ICS Code (Body care equipment): 97.170
scope:

This part of IEC 60335 deals with the safety of electric appliances for the care of skin or hair of persons or animals and intended for household and similar purposes, their rated voltage being not more than 250 V.

NOTE 101 Examples of appliances that are within the scope of this standard are

- curling combs;

- curling irons;

- curling rollers with separate heaters;

- facial saunas;

- hairdryers;

- hair straighteners;

- hand dryers;

- heaters for detachable curlers;

- water filled foot care appliances without massage function;

- permanent-wave appliances.

NOTE 102 Appliances covered by this standard may incorporate steam-producing or spray-producing devices.

Appliances not intended for normal household use but that nevertheless may be 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.

NOTE 103 Examples are appliances for use in hairdressing salons.

This document deals with the reasonably foreseeable hazards presented by appliances and machines that are encountered by all persons.

However, in general, it does not take into account:

- children playing with the appliance;

- the use of the appliance by very young children;

- the use of the appliance by young children without supervision;

- user maintenance by children, including the necessary cleaning of the appliance.

It is recognized that very vulnerable people may have needs beyond the level addressed in this document.

NOTE 104 Attention is drawn to the fact that

- it is recognized that persons having very extensive and complex disabilities can have needs beyond the level addressed in this standard.

- 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 105 This standard does not apply to

- appliances intended exclusively for industrial 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);

- shavers, hair clippers and similar appliances (IEC 60335-2-8);

- blankets, pads, clothing and similar flexible heating appliances (IEC 60335-2-17);

- appliances for skin exposure to optical radiation (IEC 60335-2-27);

- sauna heating appliances (IEC 60335-2-53);

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

- water filled foot massagers (IEC 60335-2-32);

- appliances intended for medical purposes (IEC 60601).

NOTE 106 A water filled foot care appliance with water jets is not considered to have a massage function.

Document History

EN IEC 60335-2-23
January 1, 2023
Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Part 2-23: Particular requirements for appliances for skin or hair care
This part of IEC 60335 deals with the safety of electric appliances for the care of skin or hair of persons or animals and intended for household and similar purposes, their rated voltage being not...
January 1, 2023
Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Part 2-23: Particular requirements for appliances for skin or hair care
This part of IEC 60335 deals with the safety of electric appliances for the care of skin or hair of persons or animals and intended for household and similar purposes, their rated voltage being not...
June 1, 2003
Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety Part 2-23: Particular requirements for appliances for skin or hair care
This clause of Part 1 is replaced by the following. This International Standard deals with the safety of electric appliances for the care of skin or hair of persons or animals and intended for...
June 1, 2003
Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety Part 2-23: Particular requirements for appliances for skin or hair care
This clause of Part 1 is replaced by the following. This International Standard deals with the safety of electric appliances for the care of skin or hair of persons or animals and intended for...
June 1, 2003
Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety Part 2-23: Particular requirements for appliances for skin or hair care
A description is not available for this item.
June 1, 2003
Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety Part 2-23: Particular requirements for appliances for skin or hair care
A description is not available for this item.
June 1, 2003
Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety Part 2-23: Particular requirements for appliances for skin or hair care
This European Standard deals with the safety of electric appliances for the care of skin or hair of persons or animals, the rated voltage of the appliance being not more than 250 V. NOTE Z101...
April 1, 1996
Safety of Household and Similar Electrical Appliances -Part 2-23: Particular Requirements for Appliances for Skin or Hair Care
A description is not available for this item.
January 1, 1996
Safety of Household and Similar Electrical Appliances Part 2: Particular Requirements for Appliances for Skin or Hair Care
A description is not available for this item.
January 1, 1990
Safety of Household and Similar Electrical Appliances Part 2: Particular Requirements for Appliances for Skin or Hair Care
A description is not available for this item.

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