BS EN 60335-1:2012+A11:2014 Household and similar electrical appliances. Safety. General requirements

BS EN 60335-1:2012+A11:2014

Household and similar electrical appliances. Safety. General requirements

Status : Current, Superseded, Work in hand   Published : May 2012 Replaced By : BS EN 60335-1:2012+A13:2017



What is BS EN 60335-1:2012+A11:2014

BS EN 60335-1:2012+A11:2014 gives general requirements to ensure the safety of electrical household appliances – providing their rated voltage is not more than 250 V for single-phase and 480 V for other appliances. These best practice recommendations for electrical safety look at common hazards of household equipment or electrically-operated devices that could cause injury to persons in and around the house. The use of appliances by unsupervised children, or young children playing with electrical household equipment, is not covered in this standard.

How does it work?

BS EN 60335-1 looks at the general requirements and conditions to test the domestic safety of electric household appliances. It also defines the classification and marking of electrical equipment, and demonstrates how to ensure protection against live parts. The standard explains heating, void as well as leakage currents and electric strength at operating temperatures. Other topics include moisture resistance, stability and mechanical hazards, internal wiring and connections.

Who should buy it?

  • Electrical engineers
  • Manufacturers of electrical household equipment
  • Suppliers of components for household equipment
  • Organizations selling electrical household equipment
  • Regulatory bodies
  • Inspectors

Standard NumberBS EN 60335-1:2012+A11:2014
TitleHousehold and similar electrical appliances. Safety. General requirements
StatusCurrent, Superseded, Work in hand
Publication Date31 May 2012
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)IEC 60529:1989, EN 60065:2002/Corrigendum 1:2007, EN 60065:2002, EN 50525-3-11, EN 60384-14:2005, IEC 60691, IEC 60065:2001/A1:2005, IEC 60112:2003/Corrigendum 2:2003, IEC 61770, IEC 61180-2, EN 60085:2008, IEC 61000-4-34:2005, IEC 60112:2003/Corrigendum 1:2003, IEC 61180-1, IEC 60417, IEC 61558-1:2005/A1:2009, EN 60068-2-2, EN 60061-1, EN 60065:2002/A11:2008, IEC 60065:2001, IEC 60112:2003/A1:2009, EN 60320-2-3, IEC 61000-4-4, IEC 60112:2003, IEC 60083:1975, IEC 60320-2-2, IEC 61000-4-11:2004, IEC 60738-1, IEC 60320-2-3, IEC 61000-4-13:2002/A1:2009, EN 60127, EN 60112:2003, IEC 60695-10-2, IEC 61058-1:2000, IEC 60320-1, EN 41003, EN 60309, IEC 60384-14:2005, IEC 61058-1:2000/A2:2007, EN 50525-3-21, EN 60598-1:2008/A11:2009, EN 60598-1:2008, EN 60529:1991/A1:2000, IEC 60695-11-5:2004, IEC 61000-4-34:2005/A1:2009, EN 62233, IEC 60085:2007, IEC 60664-1:2007, ISO 9772:2001/A1:2003, IEC 60695-11-10, IEC 60730-1:1999/A2:2007, ISO 7000:2004, EN 60112:2003/A1:2009, EN 60065:2002/A1:2006, IEC 60227, IEC 60695-2-12, IEC 61558-2-6:2009, IEC 60664-4:2005, IEC 60906-1, EN 60068-
Informative References(Provided for Information)IEC 61000-3-3, IEC 60721-2-1, ISO 13732-1, ISO/IEC Guide 37, ISO 2178, IEC 60730, 2006/95/EC, 2006/42/EC, IEC 60601, CISPR 14-2, ISO/IEC Guide 50, IEC 60364, CENELEC Guide 29, IEC 82079-1, IEC 60950-1, IEC 60335-2-29, EN 82079-1, IEC 60998-2-2, IEC 61508-7:2000, IEC Guide 104, CISPR 11, IEC 61508-3:1998, ISO 1463, IEC 61000-3-2, ISO/IEC Guide 51, CISPR 14-1, IEC 61029, IEC Guide 110, ISO/IEC Guide 14, IEC 60745, IEC 60998-2-1, CEN/CENELEC Guide 6, ISO/IEC Guide 71, IEC 60034-1
Replaced ByBS EN 60335-1:2012+A13:2017
Amended ByCorrigendum, October 2014; Amendment, September 2014
DescriptorsProtected electrical equipment, Household equipment, Electrical household appliances, Electrical safety, Domestic safety, Electrically-operated devices, Rated voltage
Title in FrenchAppareils électrodomestiques et analogues. Sécuritié. Prescriptions générales
Title in GermanSicherheit elektrischer Geräte für den Hausgebrauch und ähnliche Zwecke. Allgemeine Andforderungen
ISBN978 0 580 88261 6
File Size2.947 MB
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