TÜV Rheinland | Press Reports

IEC EN 60335 standard upgrade in 2016
19.12.2016 | Littleton, MA
IEC 60335-1/A2: 2016 (European deviation not available
yet)
The standard deals with the safety of electrical appliance
for household and similar purposes, general requirements.
The major changes are: (minor changes are not listed)
Class III symbol is not necessary for appliances operated
only by batteries. (7.1)
Instructions specified in clause 7 shall appear together in
front part or may be supplied with the appliance separated.
In addition, instructions shall also be available in an
alternative format. (7.12.9)
Specified height requirement of words (7.14)
For visibly glowing heating elements that disconnected by a
single switching action, full disconnection as specified in
IEC 61058 shall be provided. (8.1.3)
Modified leakage current test method (13.2)
Modified electronic circuit test (19.11.3, 19.11.4.2)
Handles, knobs or similar small parts could result in
choking hazards when loose. (22.12, figure 13)
Devices that operated by the user to stop the intended
function of the appliance, shall be distinguished from other
manual devices. (22.55)
Detachable power supply part shall be provided with the
part of class III construction of the appliance. (22.56)
The UV-C radiation effect on non-metallic materials where
applicable (22.57)
Switches, automatic controls, power supplies and the like in
flexible cords not allowed. (24.2)
IEC 60335-2-2/AMD2: 2016
This standard deals with the safety of electric vacuum
cleaners and water suction cleaning appliances for
household and similar purposes.
Added requirements for ash vacuum cleaners. (7, 11,
19.105, 21.106, 22.102, 22.103, 30.2.101, 30.2.102)
Motorized cleaning head for water-suction cleaning symbol
applicable for class III as well. (7.101)
Maximum temperatures rises for accessible external
surfaces (11.8, Table 101)
Vacuum cleaners that stop automatically when there is a
blockage are subject to inlet blocking test (19.4)
IEC 60335-2-7/AMD2: 2016
This standard deals with the safety of electric washing
machines for household and similar use that are intended
for washing clothes and textiles.
Added requirements in 7.12, user manual shall include
detailed application or limits of the appliance.
Added requirements of mechanical hazards in 20.106 and
20.107 for appliances with a front opening door.
Modified 22.101 construction requirements.
Modified annex BB ageing test for elastomeric parts.
IEC 60335-2-9: /AMD2: 2016
This standard deals with the safety of electric portable
appliances for household and similar purposes that have a
cooking function such as baking, roasting and grilling.
For toasters it is not necessary for the heating element
switching device to provide full disconnection.(8.1.3)
All types of appliance need to be tested for surface
temperature. (11.1)
Modified normal heating test method for induction hot
plates. (11.6)
Modified surface temperature measurement method for
induction hotplates, induction wok hotplates and barbecues.
(11.103)
Modified surface temperature measurement method for
breadmakers, pop-corn maker and food dehydrators.
(11.104)
Added induction hotplates and induction wok hotplates
abnormal tests (19.107)
IEC 60335-2-13: /AMD1: 2016
This standard deals with the safety of electric deep fat fryer,
frying pans and similar appliances for household and
similar purposes.
Added the tests on handles of deep fat fryers. (22.12)
IEC 60335-2-14: 2016
This standard deals with the safety of electric kitchen
machines for household and similar purposes.
Requirements for noodle maker with a mixing function have
been introduced (3.1.9.116, 11.7.118, 19.103)
The definition of normal operation has been changed
(3.1.9)
The method of carrying out the heating test has been
changed. (11.7.1, 11.7.2, 11.7.3)
Requirements for appliances having a feed screw or auger
have been introduced. (20.106)
IEC 60335-2-15: /AMD1: 2016
This standard deals with the safety of electric appliances for
heating liquids for household and similar purposes.
The major changes in this new edition are: (minor changes
are not listed)
Scope extension: appliances can have more than one
function.
Coffee makers normal operation definition modified.
(3.1.9.101)
Introduce more warning sentences for use in instruction
manual. (7)
Introduce automatic coffee-makers input measurement.
(10.1, 10.2)
Normal heating test methods modified. (11.2, 11.4,
11.7.104)
Coffee-makers overfilling test modified. (15.2)
Abnormal tests for kettles modified. (19.102)
Add abnormal cover tests for appliances with external
surface providing a keep warm function.(19.106)
Add abnormal test for coffee-makers with decorative door.
(19.107)
Add abnormal test for automatic coffee makers of the
coffee bean type. (19.108)
Pressure requirement modified. (22.7)
Coffee-makers frothing nozzle or hot water nozzle
construction requirements. (22.115)
IEC 60335-2-23: 2016
This standard deals with the safety of electric appliances for
the care of skin or hair of persons or animals and intended
for household and similar purposes.
Modified 7.12 to apply to all appliances, and not just to
hairdryers.
Added new instructions in 7.12 for hair straighteners and
curling irons.
Excluded detachable curler surfaces from temperature rise
requirement in 11.8.
Energized drop test for handheld appliances modified. e.g.
it should be supplied as in clause 11. (21.101)
Handles on curling irons and hair straightener shall be
clearly identified. (22.13)
Hairdryers shall be fitted with a grid or similar protection
means to limit the risk of hair being sucked into the air
intake. (22.103)
Protective devices in fixed hand-dryers in order to comply
with 19.1 and 19.3 shall not be self-resetting. (24.101)
IEC 60335-2-29: 2016
This standard deals with the safety of electric battery
chargers for household and similar use having an output
not exceeding 120 V ripple-free direct current
Revised the drop test to refer to IEC 60068-2-31 (21.101);
Requirements for supply cords on battery chargers used at
low temperatures (25.7);
Requirements for battery chargers having an output voltage
exceeding SELV have been
added (1, 3.2.2, 3.4.3, 10.101, 24.4, 25.5, 25.7, 25.8, 25.15.
26.5);
A classification for battery chargers used outdoors has
been added (6.2, 29.2);
IEC 60335-2-31/A1: 2016
This standard deals with the safety of electric range hoods
and other cooking fume extractors intended for installed
above, behind or under household cooking ranges, hobs
and similar cooking appliances.
Added marking and instruction requirements related to
lamp used. (7.1, 7.12, 7.14, 7.15)
Added statement in instruction manual, if the range hood is
only intended to be installed over a hob with no more than
four hob elements. (7.12.1)
Modified heating test of lamp. (11.8)
Construction requirement when tungsten halogen lamps
used. (22.104)
IEC 60335-2-68/A1: 2016
This standard deals with the safety of electrical portable,
non-self-propelled motor-operated spray extraction
machines intended for commercial indoor use.
Subclause 15.2 added exemptions to the test. Removed
subclause 20.101. Deleted cord information of 60245 IEC
87 in subclause 25.7. Modified annex B and annex S.
EN 60335-2-3: 2016
This version of standard was based on IEC 60335-2-3:
2012 with modifications. This standard deals with the safety
of electric dry irons and steam irons for household and
similar purposes. Dow is 2018-10-05.
Clause 7.1, the appliance shall be marked with “CAUTION:
Hot surface” or the symbol IEC 60417-5041 where
applicable.
Clause 7.12, add warning in instruction manual, keep the
iron and its cord out of reach of children less than 8 years
of age when it is energized or cooling down.
Clause 11, table Z101 – maximum temperature rises for
external surfaces under normal operating conditions.
Clause 20.1, revised the test angle to 15°
Clause 22.Z101 the free length of the supply cord shall be
more than 1.9m.
EN60335-2-8/A1: 2016
This standard was based on IEC 60335-2-8/A1: 2015 with
modifications. This standard deals with the safety of electric
shaves, hair clippers and similar appliances intended for
household and similar purposes.
Major change is the requirement of supply cord length is
not applicable to battery charging units.
EN 60335-2-14/A12: 2016
This standard deals with the safety of electric kitchen
machines for household and similar purposes. This
documents supplements or modifies EN 60335-2-14/A11:
2012 to align with current version of EN 60335-1. Dow of
this amendment is 2018-12-14.
Clause 7.10 modification: the accessible switch required by
22.40 shall be distinguished from other manual devices.
EN 60335-2-15: 2016
This standard deals with the safety of electric appliances for
heating liquids for household and similar purposes. This
standard modifies the texts of IEC 60335-2-15:2012. Dow
of this standard is 2018-10-12.
EN 60335-2-25/A2: 2016
This standard deals with the safety of microwave ovens for
household and similar use. This standard is based on IEC
60335-2-25: 2010/A2: 2015 without any modification. Dow
of this standard is 2018-12-28.
Request a Quote
Phone: 1 888 743-4652 (free)
E-Mail: info@tuv.com