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Reference EN 60335-2-91:201X
Title Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Part 2-91: Particular requirements for walk-behind and hand-held lawn trimmers and lawn edge trimmers
Project Number 20595
Abstract/Scope Applies to mains-operated walk-behind and hand-held lawn trimmers and lawn edge trimmers, with cutting elements of non-metallic filament line or freely pivoting non-metallic cutters, with a kinetic energy of not more than 10 J each, used by a standing operator for cutting grass.


Current Stage code 5099
Current Stage code date 2013-09-02
Current Stage code deadline 2013-09-30
Deadline date for vote  


Directive(s) MD (2006/42/EC)
Mandate(s) M/396
Order Voucher  


IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 116
Reference Document IEC 60335-2-91:2008 (MOD)
ICS 65.060.70 - Horticultural equipment
Keywords Household appliances; Lawn trimmer; Edge trimmer; Mains driven; Safety
Note 2013-07-30 - Publication editing allocated to * Will supersede EN 60335-2-91:2003 * D141/068: VR on prEN 60335-2-91:2007/AA:201X dropped, new text containing changes already discussed between CLC/TC 116 and the NA consultants for noise and machinery to be delivered * 2012-07-02: New text of CMs received for 3rd vote (2MV)*2013-02-19 - FV allocated to
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
5099 2013-09-02 2013-09-30  
5060 2013-07-29 2013-08-19 export to doc file  EN
5020 2013-05-24 2013-07-26 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
4099 2013-01-09    
3090 2012-06-07    
5091 2008-06-01    
5061 2008-04-28 2008-06-01  
5060 2008-01-14 2008-01-28 export to doc file  EN
5020 2007-11-09 2008-01-11  
4099 2007-01-19 2007-02-28  
5060 2006-07-24 2006-08-07 export to doc file  EN
5020 2006-02-17 2006-07-21  
1090 2006-02-15 2006-02-17  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2013-09-02
date of Availability (DAV) (2)  
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2014-03-02
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2014-09-02
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2016-09-02


Supersedes EN 60335-2-91:2003
Superseded by  
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.