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Reference EN 60335-2-2:2003
Title Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Part 2-2: Particular requirements for vacuum cleaners and water-suction cleaning appliances
Project Number 15005
Abstract/Scope Deals with the safety of electric vacuum cleaners and water-suction cleaning appliances. It also applies to motorized cleaning heads and current-carrying hoses for vacuum cleaners. These are for household use, including vacuum cleaners for animal grooming. The rated voltage is less than 250 V. This standard does not cover industrial appliances, nor special conditions such as explosive atmospheres.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2003-03-18
Current Stage code deadline 2004-03-01
Deadline date for vote  


Directive(s) LVD (2006/95/EC)
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 61
Reference Document IEC 60335-2-2:2002 (MOD)
ICS 13.120 - Domestic safety
97.080 - Floor treatment appliances
Keywords Household appliances; Cleaning; Vacuum cleaner; Water-suction; Safety
Note To be read with EN 60335-1:2002 * Superseded by EN 60335-2-2:2010
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
32 Radiation Use B2B


Deadline Date
6060 2003-03-18 2004-03-01 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2003-03-01 2003-07-01  
5061 2003-01-27 2003-03-01  
5020 2002-01-11 2002-03-15  
1090 2002-01-08 2002-01-11  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2003-03-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2003-03-18
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2003-09-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2004-03-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2006-03-01


Supersedes EN 60335-2-2:1995
Superseded by EN 60335-2-2:2010
Normative reference (6) ISO 3864:1984
ISO 6344-2:1998

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(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

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