CENELEC - PREN IEC 60335-2-40/PRA11
Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Part 2-40: Particular requirements for electrical heat pumps, airconditioners and dehumidifiers
|Publication Date:||1 August 2019|
|ICS Code (Ventilators. Fans. Air-conditioners):||23.120|
These appliances are used for the household environment and commercial purposes.
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, offices 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 environment includes the dwelling and its associated buildings, the garden, etc.
Appliances and machines intended to be used by expert or trained users in shops, in light industry and on farms, and appliances and machines which are declared to be for commercial use by lay persons are within the scope of this standard.
Additional requirements for such appliances are given in Annex ZE.
This standard 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.
It is recognized that very vulnerable people may have needs beyond the level addressed in this standard.