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Performance of household and similar electrical appliances



Reference EN 60704-1:1997
Title Household and similar electrical appliances - Test code for the determination of airborne acoustical noise - Part 1: General requirements
Project Number 7845
Abstract/Scope Applies to the methods of determination of airborne acoustical noise emitted by household and similar electrical appliances supplied from mains or from batteries.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 1997-03-19
Current Stage code deadline 1997-11-01
Deadline date for vote  


Directive(s) NOISA (86/594/EEC)
Order Voucher  


IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 59
Reference Document IEC 60704-1:1997 (EQV)
ICS 17.140.20 - Noise emitted by machines and equipment
97.030 - Domestic electrical appliances in general
Keywords Household appliances; Airborne acoustical noise
Note EN following parallel vote * Superseded by EN 60704-1:2010.
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle
All Noise emissions Use B2B


Deadline Date
6060 1997-03-19 1997-11-01 export to doc file  EN
6020 1997-01-09 1997-04-09  
5099 1996-12-09 1997-01-09  
5062 1996-10-21 1996-12-09  
5020 1996-07-19 1996-09-30  
1090 1996-07-17 1996-07-19  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 1996-12-09
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 1997-03-19
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 1997-05-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 1997-11-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) -


Supersedes EN 60704-1:1994
Superseded by EN 60704-1:2010
Normative reference (6) ISO 3741:1988
ISO 3742:1988
ISO 3743-1:1994
ISO 3743-2:1994
ISO 3744:1994
ISO 3745:1977
ISO 6926:1990
ISO 12001:1996
EN 60651:1994
EN 60704-3:1994
EN 60804:1994
EN 61260:1995

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Date of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn

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