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Reference EN 60204-31:2013
Title Safety of machinery - Electrical equipment of machines - Part 31: Particular safety and EMC requirements for sewing machines, units and systems
Project Number 23952
Abstract/Scope IEC 60204-31:2013 applies to electrical and electronic equipment, sewing machines, units and systems, designed specifically for professional use in the sewing industry. It is applicable to the electrical equipment or parts of the electrical equipment which operate with nominal supply voltages not exceeding 1 000 V for alternating current and not exceeding 1 500 V for direct current, and with nominal frequencies not exceeding 200 Hz. This fourth edition cancels and replaces the third edition, published in 2001 and constitutes a technical revision. It includes the following changes: - Alignment of the normative references; - Alignment of titles and subtitles to the IEC 60204-1; - Revision of Annex AA to align this annex with the relevant IEC standards.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2013-10-04
Current Stage code deadline 2014-02-28
Deadline date for vote  


Directive(s) EMC (2004/108/EC), MD (2006/42/EC)
Order Voucher  


IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 44
Reference Document IEC 60204-31:2013 (EQV)
ICS 13.110 - Safety of machinery
61.080 - Sewing machines and other equipment for the clothing industry
Keywords Machinery; Sewing machine; Safety
Note Supersedes EN 60204-31:1998 * 2013-05-02 - Publication editing allocated to
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2013-10-04 2014-02-28 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2013-05-28 2013-06-25  
5060 2013-03-18 2013-04-08 export to doc file  EN
5020 2013-01-11 2013-03-15  
3090 2013-01-08 2013-01-11  
5060 2012-05-29 2012-06-19 export to doc file  EN
5020 2011-12-23 2012-05-25  
1090 2011-12-20 2011-12-23  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2013-05-28
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2013-10-04
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2014-01-04
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2014-04-04
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2016-05-28


(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.