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Reference EN 60335-2-91:2003
Title Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Part 2-91: Particular requirements for walk-behind and hand-held lawn trimmers and lawn edge trimmers
Project Number 14126
Abstract/Scope Applies to mains-operated walk-behind and hand-held lawn trimmers and lawn edge trimmers, with cutting elements of non-metallic filament line or freely pivoting non-metallic cutters, with a kinetic energy of not more than 10 J each, used by a standing operator for cutting grass.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2003-07-24
Current Stage code deadline 2004-02-01
Deadline date for vote  


Directive(s) MD (98/37/EC)
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 116
Reference Document IEC 60335-2-91:2002 (MOD)
ICS 65.060.70 - Horticultural equipment
Keywords Household appliances; Lawn trimmer; Edge trimmer; Mains driven; Safety
Note To be read with EN 60335-1:2002 * D120/099: Overlap with CEN EN 786 (ISO 10518) noted
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle
22.22 Hazardous substances - Asbestos Manufacturing B2B
22.41 Hazardous substances - Heavy metals Use B2B
22.23 Hazardous substances - PCB Manufacturing B2B
32 Radiation Use B2B


Deadline Date
6060 2003-07-24 2004-02-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 2003-02-01 2003-08-01  
5061 2002-11-27 2003-02-01  
5020 2002-08-16 2002-10-18  
3090 2002-07-02 2003-01-02  
5062 2002-06-10 2002-07-02  
5020 2001-09-14 2002-03-15  
3090 2001-06-11 2002-10-05  
2020 2000-08-01 2001-02-01  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2003-02-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2003-07-24
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2003-08-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2004-02-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2006-02-01


Superseded by FprEN 60335-2-91:2013
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.