Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety – Part 2-26: Particular requirements for clocks
|Publication Date:||1 July 2008|
|ICS Code (Small kitchen appliances):||97.040.50|
|ICS Code (Domestic safety):||13.120|
This International Standard deals with the safety of electric clocks having a rated voltage not more than 250 V.
NOTE 101 Examples of appliances that are within the scope of this standard are
- alarm clocks;
- spring-driven clocks with an electrically operated winding mechanism;
- clocks incorporating driving means other than motors.
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
- the use of appliances by young children or infirm persons without supervision;
- playing with the appliance by young children.
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 and similar authorities.
NOTE 103 This standard does not apply to
- battery-operated clocks;
- 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);
- clocks having other functions, whether or not in combination with time indication, such as master control clocks and timers for cooking ranges, washing machines and similar appliances;
- clocks for "clocking-in" purposes;
- clocks incorporating electronic circuits only (IEC 60065).