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Reference EN 60705:1999
Title Household microwave ovens - Methods for measuring performance
Project Number 12447
Abstract/Scope Applies to microwave and combination microwave ovens for heating food and beverages. These appliances may also use thermal cooking means as employed in conventional cooking ovens. They may also incorporate a browning function. It applies to combination microwave ovens when used in the microwave generating mode only. For safety of microwave ovens, see EN 60335-2-25 and EN 60335-2-90.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 1999-04-27
Current Stage code deadline 2000-01-01
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Mandate(s) M/203
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IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 59K
Reference Document IEC 60705:1999 (EQV)
ICS 97.040.20 - Cooking ranges, working tables, ovens and similar appliances
Keywords Household appliances; Microwave oven; Performance; Measurement method
Note EN following parallel vote
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Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 1999-04-27 2000-01-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 1999-04-01 1999-05-01  
5062 1999-02-15 1999-04-01  
5020 1998-10-16 1998-12-31  
1090 1998-10-13 1999-02-13  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 1999-04-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 1999-04-27
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 1999-07-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2000-01-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2002-04-01


Supersedes EN 60705:1995
Superseded by EN 60705:2012
Normative reference (6) EN 55011:1998

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of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn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