BS EN 61010-1:2010 - Safety requirements for electrical equipment for measurement, control, and laboratory use. General requirements

BS EN 61010-1:2010

Safety requirements for electrical equipment for measurement, control, and laboratory use. General requirements

Status : Current, Superseded   Published : November 2010 Replaced By : BS EN 61010-1:2010+A1:2019
Conformity to regulation : Designated



IEC 61010-1:2010 specifies general safety requirements for the following types of electrical equipment and their accessories, wherever they are intended to be used.

a) Electrical test and measurement equipment

b) Electrical industrial process-control equipment c) Electrical laboratory equipment

This third edition cancels and replaces the second edition published in 2001. It constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant changes from the second edition, as well as numerous other changes.

- The scope of the standard has been expanded to include all locations where these products may be used, so that both professional and non-professional versions of these products are within the scope.

- The requirements for testing and measuring circuits (in various subclauses and the entirety of Clause 16) have been removed and included in a particular standard IEC 61010-2-030.

- Insulation requirements (6.7) have been completely rewritten.

- Additional requirements for protection against mechanical HAZARDS (Clause 7) have been included.

- Surface temperature limits (Clause 10) have been modified to conform to the limits of EN 563.

- Radiation requirements (Clause 12) have been modified, and take into account a distinction between intended emission and unintended emission.

- Requirements for reasonably foreseeable misuse and ergonomic aspects have been added (Clause 16).

- A new clause (Clause 17) has been added to deal with HAZARDS and environments not covered by the standard, along with a new informative annex (Annex J) dealing with RISK assessment.

- A new informative annex (Annex E) addresses methods of reducing the POLLUTION DEGREE of a micro-environment.

- Requirements for the qualification of coatings for protection against POLLUTION have been added (Annex H).

- A new informative annex (Annex I) has been added to further explain how to determine the WORKING VOLTAGE of a MAINS CIRCUIT.

It has the status of a horizontal standard in accordance with

IEC Guide 104

. The contents of the corrigendum 1 of May 2011, the interpretation sheet 1 of February 2013 and the corrigendum 2 of October 2013 have been included in this copy.

Standard NumberBS EN 61010-1:2010
TitleSafety requirements for electrical equipment for measurement, control, and laboratory use. General requirements
StatusCurrent, Superseded
Publication Date30 November 2010
Conformity to regulationDesignated
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)IEC 60073, IEC 60065, EN 60335-2-24, EN 60405, EN 60068-2-14, IEC 60825-1, EN ISO 3746, IEC 60332-1-2, IEC 61180-1, ISO 9614-1, IEC 60309, IEC 61180-2, EN 60417, IEC 60027, IEC 62262, HD 60364-4-444, IEC 61180, IEC Guide 51, EN 60068-2-75, EN 60309, EN 61180, IEC 60068-2-75, ISO 3746, IEC 60947-3, IEC 60695-11-10, EN 60332-1-2, IEC 60335-2-89, EN 60332-2-2, IEC 60405, ISO 306:1994, EN 60664-3:2017, IEC Guide 104, ISO 7000, ISO 361:1975, IEC 60068-2-14, IEC 60227, IEC 60364-4-44, EN 60073, EN 61672-2, EN 61180-2, EN ISO 9614-1, EN 60320, EN 60947-1, IEC 60529, IEC 61672-1, EN 62262, EN 60947-3, EN 61180-1, IEC 61010-031, IEC 60947-1, EN 60799, IEC 60320, IEC 60417, EN 60825-1, IEC 60664-3, IEC 60332-2-2, EN 60695-11-10, IEC 60335-2-24, EN ISO 306:1996, IEC 60245, IEC 60799, EN 61672-1, EN 60335-2-89, EN 60065, IEC 61672-2, EN 61010-031
Informative References(Provided for Information)IEC 60079, ANSI B11.TR3, ISO 14971, IEC 61558, EN 894-3, IEC 60364, IEC 60601, IEC 60439, ISO 9241, IEC 60204, IEC 60335, IEC 60950, EN 563, ISO 13852, IEC 60990, EN 294, IEC 60664-1, IEC 61032, UL 248-14, ISO 14121-1, ISO 13854, IEC 60127, UL 2556, UL 1439, UL 471, IEC 60439-1:1999, IEC 60050, IEC 60695-10-2, EN 894-2, IEC 60445:1999, IEC 60085, IEC 60447:1993, IEC 60050-151, IEC 60112:1979, IEC 61508, IEC 60050-826, EN 349, SEMI S8, ISO 14738, IEC 61243-3, IEC 60332-1, IEC 60332-2, IEC 61010-2-030, SEMI S10, IEC 60050-604, IEC 60050-195, UL 746E, IEC 61326, IEC 60950-1
Replaced ByBS EN 61010-1:2010+A1:2019
International RelationshipsIEC 61010-1:2010,EN 61010-1:2010
Amended ByCorrigendum, March 2018; Corrigendum, July 2011
DescriptorsElectric shocks, Electrical safety, Electrical measuring instruments, Control devices, Electrical accidents, Safety measures, Control equipment, Measuring instruments, Process control, Equipment safety, Electrical components, Electronic equipment and components, Environment (working), Hazards, Laboratory equipment, Electrical equipment
Title in FrenchRègles de sécurité pour appareils électriques de mesurage, de régulation et de laboratoire Exigences générales
Title in GermanSicherheitsbestimmungen für elektrische Mess-, Steuer-, Regel- und Laborgeräte Allgemeine Anforderungen
ISBN978 0 580 53978 7
File Size2.749 MB

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