BS EN 60335-2-85:2003+A11:2018 Household and similar electrical appliances. Safety. Particular requirements for fabric steamers

BS EN 60335-2-85:2003+A11:2018

Household and similar electrical appliances. Safety. Particular requirements for fabric steamers

Status : Current   Published : July 2003
Conformity to regulation : Designated



What is this standard about?

This International Standard deals with the safety of electric fabric steamers intended for household and similar purposes, their rated voltage being not more than 250 V.

Appliances not intended for normal household use, but that nevertheless may be a source of danger to the public, such as appliances intended to be used by laymen in shops, are within the scope of this standard. This European Standard does not apply to appliances intended exclusively for industrial and commercial purposes.

NOTE 101 Examples of such appliances are those for use in laundries and dry cleaners. This European Standard deals with the reasonably foreseeable hazards presented by appliances and machines that are encountered by all persons. However, in general, it does not take into account:

– children playing with the appliance,

– the use of the appliance by very young children and young children.

– user maintenance by children, including the necessary cleaning of the appliance. It is recognized that very vulnerable people may have needs beyond the level addressed in this European Standard.

NOTE 102 Attention is drawn to the fact that

— for appliances intended to be used in vehicles or on board ships or aircraft, additional requirements may be necessary;

— in many countries additional requirements are specified by the national health authorities, the national authorities responsible for the protection of labour and similar authorities.

NOTE 103 This standard does not apply to

— appliances intended to be used in locations where special conditions prevail, such as the presence of a corrosive or explosive atmosphere (dust, vapour or gas);

— electric irons (IEC 60335-2-3);

— ironers (IEC 60335-2-44);

— appliances connected to the water mains.

Standard NumberBS EN 60335-2-85:2003+A11:2018
TitleHousehold and similar electrical appliances. Safety. Particular requirements for fabric steamers
Publication Date31 July 2003
Conformity to regulationDesignated
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)ISO 13732-1, IEC 60335-2-3, IEC 60335-2-44
ReplacesBS EN 60335-2-85:2003+A1:2008
International RelationshipsEN 60335-2-85:2003/A11:2018
Amended ByAmendment, November 2018; Amendment, November 2008
Draft Superseded By16/30332430 DC
DescriptorsSafety measures, Performance testing, Electrical household appliances, Rated voltage, Cleaning equipment, Domestic safety, Laundry equipment, Electrical safety, Protected electrical equipment, Household equipment, Electrically-operated devices, Cloth, Steam, Heating equipment
Title in FrenchAppareils électrodomestiques et analogues. Sécurité Règles particulières pour les appareils à vapeur pour tissus
Title in GermanSicherheit elektrischer Geräte für den Hausgebrauch und ähnliche Zwecke Besondere Anforderungen für Dampfgeräte für Stoffe
ISBN978 0 580 92149 0
File Size552 KB

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