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Reference EN 60335-2-8:2003/FprAB:2013
Title Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Part 2-8: Particular requirements for shavers, hair clippers and similar appliances
Project Number 24052
Abstract/Scope Deals with the safety of electric shavers, hair clippers and similar appliances, their rated voltage being not more than 250 V, intended for household and similar purposes. Examples of similar appliances are those used for manicure and pedicure. Appliances intended to be used by laymen in shops and on farms, are within the scope of this standard. Examples of such appliances are animal clippers, animal shearers and appliances for hairdressers.
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Current Stage code 4099
Current Stage code date 2013-11-27
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Directive(s) LVD (2006/95/EC), MD (2006/42/EC)
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Keywords Household appliances; Shaver; Hair clipper; Safety
Note 2014-01-13 - UAP editing allocated to (waiting a new text) D134/C045: No NWI request needed for Amdts aligning existing standards prepared by CLC/TC 61 to the essential requirements of the Machinery Directive (2006/42/EC) * In hands of WG 6
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4099 2013-11-27    
5091 2012-11-28    
5060 2012-11-26 2012-12-17 export to doc file  EN
5020 2012-08-24 2012-11-23 export to doc file  EN
1090 2012-01-23    

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1)  
date of Availability (DAV) (2)  
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) dor + 6 months
date of Publication (DOP) (4) dor + 12 months
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) dor + 36 months


Superseded by EN 60335-2-8:201X
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.