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Reference EN 60335-2-34:2002
Title Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Part 2-34: Particular requirements for motor-compressors
Project Number 13630
Abstract/Scope Deals with the safety of sealed (hermetic and semi-hermetic type) motor-compressors, their protection and control systems, if any, which are intended for use in equipment for household and similar purposes. The rated voltage being not more than 250 V for single-phase and 480 V for other motor-compressors. Some examples of equipment which contain motor-compressors are refrigerators, food freezers, ice makers, air-conditioners, electric heat pumps and dehumidifiers.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2002-12-19
Current Stage code deadline 2003-09-01
Deadline date for vote  


Directive(s) LVD (2006/95/EC)
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IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 61C
Reference Document IEC 60335-2-34:2002 (EQV)
ICS 97.040.30 - Domestic refrigerating appliances
Keywords Household appliances; Motor compressor; Safety
Note EN following parallel vote * To be read with EN 60335-1:2002 * Superseded by EN 60335-2-34:2013
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


Deadline Date
6060 2002-12-19 2003-09-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 2002-12-01 2003-04-01  
5061 2002-10-29 2002-12-01  
5020 2002-07-05 2002-09-06  
4099 2002-07-02 2002-07-05  
4020 2000-01-14 2000-06-15  
3099 2000-01-11 2000-06-11  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2002-12-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2002-12-19
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2003-03-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2003-09-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2005-12-01


Supersedes EN 60335-2-34:2000
EN 60335-2-34:2000/A11:2004
Superseded by EN 60335-2-34:2013
Normative reference (6) EN 60252-1:2001

(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.