Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety – Part 2-49: Particular requirements for commercial electric appliances for keeping food and crockery warm
|Publication Date:||1 June 2008|
|ICS Code (Domestic electrical appliances in general):||97.030|
This International Standard deals with the safety of electrically operated commercial hot cupboards not intended for household use, their rated voltage being not more than 250 V for single-phase appliances connected between one phase and neutral, and 480 V for other appliances.
Hot cupboards with heated tops, heated display cases, heated crockery dispensers and heated shelves and tables are also within the scope of this standard.
NOTE 101 These appliances are used, for example in restaurants, canteens, hospitals and similar commercial enterprises.
The electrical part of appliances making use of other forms of energy is also within the scope of this standard.
As far as is practicable, this standard deals with the common hazards presented by these types of appliances.
NOTE 102 Attention is drawn to the fact that
− 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, the national water supply authorities and similar authorities;
− for appliances intended to be used outdoors, additional requirements may be necessary.
NOTE 103 This standard does not apply to
− appliances designed 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);
− continuous process appliances for the mass production of food;
− bains-marie (IEC 60335-2-50).