BS EN 61058-2-1:2011 - Switches for appliances. Particular requirements for cord switches

BS EN 61058-2-1:2011

Switches for appliances. Particular requirements for cord switches

Status : Current, Superseded   Published : February 2011 Replaced By : BS EN IEC 61058-2-1:2021



IEC 61058-2-1:2010 applies to cord switches (mechanical or electronic) for appliances actuated by hand, by foot or by other human activity, to operate or control electrical appliances and other equipment for household or similar purposes with a rated voltage not exceeding 250 V and a rated current not exceeding 16 A. This second edition cancels and replaces the first edition published in 1992 and its amendment 1 (1995) and constitutes a technical revision. The main changes from the first edition are as follows:

- Scope, Definitions;

- Protection against electric shock;

- Provision for earthing;

- Construction;

- Fire hazard;

- Abnormal operation and fault conditions for electronic switches;

- Components for electronic switches;

- EMC requirements.

This publication is to be read in conjunction with

IEC 61058-1:2000


Standard NumberBS EN 61058-2-1:2011
TitleSwitches for appliances. Particular requirements for cord switches
StatusCurrent, Superseded
Publication Date28 February 2011
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)IEC 60227-5:1997/AMD 2:2003, IEC 60227-5:1997, IEC 60227, EN 60335-2-17:2002/AMD 1:2006, EN 60335-2-17:2002, IEC 60245, IEC 60335-2-17:2002, IEC 60227-5:1997/AMD 1:1997, IEC 60335-2-17:2002/AMD 2:2008, IEC 60335-2-17:2002/AMD 1:2006, EN 60335-2-17:2002/AMD 2:2009
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Replaced ByBS EN IEC 61058-2-1:2021
ReplacesBS EN 61058-2-1:1993
International RelationshipsEN 61058-2-1:2011,IEC 61058-2-1:2010
Draft Superseded By06/30155419 DC
DescriptorsElectric terminals, Rated current, Testing conditions, Switchgear, Pull-out tests, Electrical household appliances, Anchorages, Drop tests, Flexible conductors, Earthing, Bend testing, Torsion testing, Test equipment, Rated voltage, Mechanical testing, Switches, Performance
Title in FrenchInterrupteurs pour appareils. Règles particulières pour les interrupteurs pour câbles souples
Title in GermanGeräteschalter. Besondere Anforderungen an Schnurschalter
ISBN978 0 580 55835 1
File Size1.538 MB

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