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Reference EN 60312:2008/prAA:2008
Title Vacuum cleaners for household use - Methods of measuring the performance
Project Number 16120
Abstract/Scope States and defines the principal performance characteristics of vacuum cleaners which are of interest to the user and describes the standard methods for measuring these characteristics.
Enquiry stage


Current Stage code 4098
Current Stage code date 2010-11-17
Current Stage code deadline  
Deadline date for vote  


Mandate(s) M/353
Order Voucher  


IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 59
Reference Document  
ICS 97.080 - Floor treatment appliances
Keywords Household use; Vacuum cleaner; Dust emission
Note Work started in WG 6 (draft implementing Directive on vacuum cleaners) * EU Commission ready to sign a contract for funding the ring test project * D137/044 (Under BM 3 + 6) 137 BT approved to stop the project as incorporated in PR=22506
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle
4.Z1 Energy use - Energy management Use B2B, DfE


Deadline Date
4098 2010-11-17    
4060 2008-07-07 2008-10-07 export to doc file  EN
4020 2008-02-01 2008-07-04 export to doc file  EN
3099 2007-09-06 2008-02-21  
2020 2006-09-13 2007-01-31  
2020 2004-09-15 2005-03-15  
1000 2003-12-01 2004-06-01  

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date of Ratification (DOR) (1)  
date of Availability (DAV) (2)  
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) -
date of Publication (DOP) (4) -
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) -


Superseded by  
Normative reference (6)  

(1) Date of ratification (dor) date when the Technical Board notes the approval of an EN (and HD for CENELEC), from which time the standard may be said to be approved

(2) Date of availability (dav) date when the definitive text in the official language versions of an approved CEN/CENELEC publication is distributed by the Central Secretariat

(3) Date of announcement (doa) latest date by which the existence of an EN (and HD for CENELEC), a TS or a CWA has to be announced at national level

(4) Date of publication (dop) latest date by which an EN has to be implemented at national level by publication of an identical national standard or by endorsement

(5) Date of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn

(6) This list of normative references is purely indicative. The only official list of normative reference is the list of the published standard.