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Reference EN 60335-2-28:2003/A1:2008
Title Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Part 2-28: Particular requirements for sewing machines
Project Number 21253
Abstract/Scope Deals with the safety of electric sewing machines for household and similar use, their rated voltage being not more than 250 V for single-phase and 480 V for other appliances. Sewing machines intended for use by laymen in shops and light industry, are within the scope of this standard. This standard does not apply to appliances intended exclusively for industrial purposes, or appliances intended to be used in locations where special conditions prevail, such as the presence of a corrosive or explosive atmosphere (dust, vapor or gas).


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2008-06-27
Current Stage code deadline 2009-02-01
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Directive(s) LVD (2006/95/EC)
Order Voucher  


IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 61
Reference Document IEC 60335-2-28:2002/A1:2008 (EQV)
ICS 13.120 - Domestic safety
61.080 - Sewing machines and other equipment for the clothing industry
97.180 - Miscellaneous domestic and commercial equipment
Keywords Household appliances; Sewing machine; Safety
Note Outcome of TC 61 meeting in November 2007: dow of 60 months for those amendments which bring a change in the scope concerning the limitation clause (see also BT132/DG7310/INF)
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2008-06-27 2009-02-01 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2008-05-01 2008-07-01  
5060 2008-03-26 2008-04-08 export to doc file  EN
5020 2008-01-18 2008-03-21  
3090 2007-10-05 2007-12-31  
5060 2007-10-02 2007-10-15 export to doc file  EN
5020 2007-04-27 2007-09-28  
1090 2007-04-24 2007-04-27  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2008-05-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2008-06-27
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2008-08-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2009-02-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2013-05-01


Superseded by  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.