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Reference EN 50242:1998
Title Electric dishwashers for household use - Test methods for measuring the performance
Project Number 5325
Abstract/Scope This standard is applicable to electric dishwashers for household use that are intended to be supplied with cold water and incorporate an electrical heating system. It is not applicable to dishwashers supplied with hot water or hot and cold water. It is applicable to dishwashers intended to be supplied by hot or cold water when supplied with cold water only. This standard is concerned neither with safety nor with performance requirements. Safety aspects for electric household dishwashers are dealt with by EN 60335-2-5


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 1998-10-23
Current Stage code deadline 1999-08-01
Deadline date for vote  


Directive(s) ELDW (97/17/EC)
Mandate(s) M/049
Order Voucher 4.1031/S/94-201


IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 59A
Reference Document  
ICS 97.040.40 - Dishwashers
Keywords Dishwasher; Performance; Household use
Note Supersedes HD 378 S1:1978 * Corrigendum to EN issued February 2000 * Superseded by EN 50242:2008/EN 60436:2008
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle
Foreword Energy use - Energy labelling Use B2B
8 Energy use - Energy consumption Use B2B
11.3 Energy use - Energy consumption Use B2B
8 Water consumption Use B2B
10 Water consumption Use B2B
11.4 Water consumption Use B2B
10 Resource use Use B2B
5.7 Resource use Use B2B
5.8 Resource use Use B2B
Annex B Resource use Use B2B
Foreword Resource use Use B2B
9 Noise emissions Use B2B
10 Noise emissions Use B2B
10 Energy use Use B2B


Deadline Date
6060 1998-10-23 1999-08-01 export to doc file  EN
6020 1998-09-01 1998-12-01  
5099 1998-08-01 1998-09-01  
5060 1998-07-02 1998-08-01  
5020 1998-04-22 1998-06-26  
3090 1998-03-10 1998-03-31  
5062 1998-02-10 1998-04-01  
5020 1997-11-14 1998-01-31  
4099 1997-06-17 1997-10-31  
4060 1996-10-09 1997-06-30  
4020 1996-05-03 1996-09-30  
3099 1996-01-29 1996-03-15  
3020 1995-11-03 1996-05-03  
2020 1995-04-12 1995-10-31  
1000 1993-10-31 1995-10-15  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 1998-08-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 1998-10-23
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 1999-02-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 1999-08-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2001-08-01


Supersedes HD 378 S1:1978
Superseded by EN 50242:2008
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.