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Reference EN 60335-2-3:2002
Title Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Part 2-3: Particular requirements for electric irons
Project Number 13983
Abstract/Scope Deals with the safety of electric dry irons and steam irons. It includes those with a separate water reservoir or boiler with a capacity less than 5 l. It covers household use, use by laymen in shops, in light industry and on farms. For ironers, see EN 60335-2-44.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2002-12-20
Current Stage code deadline 2003-07-01
Deadline date for vote  


Directive(s) LVD (2006/95/EC)
Order Voucher  


IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 61
Reference Document IEC 60335-2-3:2002 (EQV) + corrigendum Jun. 2002 (EQV)
ICS 13.120 - Domestic safety
97.060 - Laundry appliances
Keywords Household appliances; Iron; Safety
Note EN following parallel vote * To be read with EN 60335-1:2002
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle
22.22 Hazardous substances - Asbestos Manufacturing B2B
Annex B.7.12 Hazardous substances - Batteries Disposal B2C
22.41 Hazardous substances - Heavy metals Use B2B
22.23 Hazardous substances - PCB Manufacturing B2B
32 Radiation Use B2B


Deadline Date
6060 2002-12-20 2003-07-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 2002-09-24 2003-01-24  
5062 2002-08-27 2002-09-24  
5020 2001-12-21 2002-02-22  
4099 2001-12-18 2001-12-21  
4020 2000-08-04 2001-01-02  
3099 2000-08-01 2000-08-04  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2002-09-24
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2002-12-20
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2003-01-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2003-07-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2005-10-01


Supersedes EN 60335-2-3:1995
EN 60335-2-3:1995/A1:1999
EN 60335-2-3:1995/A2:2000
Superseded by FprEN 60335-2-3:2011
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.