Safety of Household and SImilar Electriacl Appliances Part 2: Particular Requirements for Food Waste Disposers
|Publication Date:||1 January 2001|
This standard deals with the safety of electric food waste disposers for household and similar purposes, their rated voltage being not more than 250 V.
Appliances not intended for normal household use but which 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.
So far as is practicable, this standard deals with the common hazards presented by appliances which are encountered by all persons in and around the home.
This standard does not in general take into account
- the use of appliances by young children or infirm persons without supervision;
- playing with the appliance by young children.
1 Attentron is drawn to the fact that
- for appliances intended to be used in vehicles or on board ships or atrcraft. additional requirements may be necessary,
- for applrances Intended to be used In troptcal countries spectal requirements may be necessary;
- In many countrres addrttonal requirements are specified by the national health authorities, the natronal authonttes responstble for the protection of labour. the national water supply authorities, and srmrlar authormes,
- the mstallatron of food waste disposers may be restricted or not allowed.
2 This standard does not apply to.
- portable food waste disposers,
- food waste disposers of the mcrnerator type.
- appliances Intended exclustvely for industrial or commercial purposes;
- appliances intended to be used in locatrons where special condmons prevail, such as the presence of a corrosive or explosive atmosphere (dust, vapour or gas)