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Reference EN 62301:2005
Title Household electrical appliances - Measurement of standby power
Project Number 16066
Abstract/Scope Specifies methods of measurement of electrical power consumption in standby mode. It is applicable to mains powered electrical household appliances and to the mains powered parts of appliances that use other fuels such as gas or oil. This standard does not specify safety requirements. It does not specify minimum performance requirements nor does it set maximum limits on power or energy consumption.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2005-12-02
Current Stage code deadline 2006-06-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 59
Reference Document IEC 62301:2005 (MOD)
ICS 17.220.20 - Measurement of electrical and magnetic quantities
97.030 - Domestic electrical appliances in general
Keywords Power; Standby power; Measurement
Note Includes AA (pr=16506) * Superseded by EN 50564:2011
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Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle
All Energy use - Standby power Use B2B


Deadline Date
6060 2005-12-02 2006-06-01 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2005-07-01 2005-10-01  
5061 2005-05-30 2005-07-01  
5020 2005-02-18 2005-04-15  
4099 2004-07-09 2004-08-06  
4020 2003-11-28 2004-04-30  
3099 2003-11-25 2003-11-28  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2005-07-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2005-12-02
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2005-10-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2006-06-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2008-07-01


Superseded by EN 50564:2011
Normative reference (6) IEC 60050-131:2002
IEC 60050-300:2001

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