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CENELEC - EN IEC 60335-2-7

Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Part 2-7: Particular requirements for washing machines

active, Most Current
Organization: CENELEC
Publication Date: 1 January 2023
Status: active
Page Count: 42
ICS Code (Electromagnetic compatibility in general): 33.100.01
ICS Code (Radiation protection): 13.280
scope:

This International Standard deals with the safety of electric washing machines for household and similar use, that are intended for washing clothes and textiles, their rated voltage being not more than 250 V for single-phase appliances and 480 V for other appliances.

This standard also deals with the safety of electric washing machines for household and similar use employing an electrolyte instead of detergent. Additional requirements for these appliances are given in Annex CC.

Appliances intended to be used by laymen in shops and other premises for normal housekeeping purposes, are within the scope of this document.

NOTE Z101 Examples of appliance for household environment are appliances for typical housekeeping functions used in the household environment that may also be used by non-expert users for typical housekeeping functions:

- in shops and other similar working environments;

- in farm houses;

- by clients in hotels, motels and other residential type environments;

- in bed and breakfast type environments.

NOTE Z102 Household environments include the dwelling and its associated buildings, the garden, etc.

As far as is practicable, this standard deals with the common hazards presented by appliances that are encountered by all persons in household and similar environments.

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 cleaning of the appliance.

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

NOTE 103 Attention is drawn to the fact that

- for washing machines 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, the national water supply authorities and similar authorities

- for washing machines having a separate spin container for water extraction, EN 60335-2-4 is also applicable;

- for washing machines having a drying function, EN 60335-2-11 is also applicable;

NOTE 104 This standard does not apply to

- washing machines intended exclusively for industrial purposes (ISO 10472-2);

- 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);

- washing machines incorporating steam generating devices in which steam is produced at a pressure exceeding 50 kPa;

- washing machines to be used in commercial areas, e.g. laundrettes (EN 50571).

Document History

EN IEC 60335-2-7
January 1, 2023
Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Part 2-7: Particular requirements for washing machines
This International Standard deals with the safety of electric washing machines for household and similar use, that are intended for washing clothes and textiles, their rated voltage being not more...
January 1, 2010
Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Part 2-7: Particular requirements for washing machines
This European Standard deals with the safety of electric washing machines for household and similar purpose, that are intended for washing clothes and textiles, their rated voltage being not more...
January 1, 2010
Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Part 2-7: Particular requirements for washing machines
A description is not available for this item.
January 1, 2010
Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Part 2-7: Particular requirements for washing machines
This clause of Part 1 is replaced by the following. This European Standard deals with the safety of electric washing machines for household and similar use, that are intended for washing clothes and...
January 1, 2010
Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Part 2-7: Particular requirements for washing machines
This clause of Part 1 is replaced by the following. This European Standard deals with the safety of electric washing machines for household and similar use, that are intended for washing clothes and...
March 1, 2003
Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety Part 2-7: Particular requirements for washing machines
A description is not available for this item.
March 1, 2003
Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety Part 2-7: Particular requirements for washing machines
A description is not available for this item.
March 1, 2003
Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety Part 2-7: Particular requirements for washing machines
A description is not available for this item.
March 1, 2003
Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety Part 2-7: Particular requirements for washing machines
A description is not available for this item.
March 1, 2003
Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety Part 2-7: Particular requirements for washing machines
This clause of Part 1 is replaced by the following. This International Standard deals with the safety of electric washing machines for household and similar use, that are intended for washing...
March 1, 2003
Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety Part 2-7: Particular requirements for washing machines
This clause of Part 1 is replaced by the following. This International Standard deals with the safety of electric washing machines for household and similar use, that are intended for washing...
January 1, 2001
Safety of Household and Similar Electrical Appliances Part 2-7: Particular Requirements for Washing Machines
A description is not available for this item.
April 1, 1997
Safety of Household and Similar Electrical Appliances Part 2: Particular Requirements for Washing Machines
A description is not available for this item.
April 1, 1997
Safety of Household and Similar Electrical Appliances Part 2: Particular Requirements for Washing Machines
A description is not available for this item.
January 1, 1992
AMD 2 Safety of Household and Similar Electrical Appliances Part 2: Particular Requirements for Washing Machines
A description is not available for this item.
January 1, 1992
AMD 51 Safety of Household and Similar Electrical Appliances Part 2: Particular Requirements for Washing Machines
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January 1, 1990
AMD 1 Safety of Household and Similar Electrical Appliances Part 2: Particular Requirements for Washing Machines
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January 1, 1990
Safety of Household and Similar Electrical Appliances Part 2: Particular Requirements for Washing Machines
A description is not available for this item.

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