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Reference EN 60312:2008
Title Vacuum cleaners for household use - Methods of measuring the performance
Project Number 17094
Abstract/Scope States and defines the principal performance characteristics of vacuum cleaners which are of interest to the user and describes the standard methods for measuring these characteristics.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2008-02-22
Current Stage code deadline 2008-11-01
Deadline date for vote  


Order Voucher SA/CLC/ENTR/353/2007-05


IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 59F
Reference Document IEC 60312:2007 (EQV)
ICS 97.080 - Floor treatment appliances
Keywords Household use; Vacuum cleaner; Dust emission
Note partially superseded by EN 60312-1:2013
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle
4.14 Energy use - Energy consumption Use B2B
4.13 Noise emissions Use B2B


Deadline Date
6060 2008-02-22 2008-11-01 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2008-02-01 2008-04-01  
5061 2007-11-28 2008-02-01  
5060 2007-03-12 2007-03-26 export to doc file  EN
5020 2007-01-05 2007-03-09  
4099 2006-06-23 2006-09-01  
5060 2006-03-13 2006-03-27 export to doc file  EN
5020 2005-10-07 2006-03-10  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2008-02-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2008-02-22
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2008-05-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2008-11-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2011-02-01


Supersedes EN 60312:1998
EN 60312:1998/A1:2000
EN 60312:1998/A2:2004
Superseded by EN 60312-1:2013
FprEN 60312-2:2009
Normative reference (6) CIE 15.2:1986
ISO 554:1976
ISO 679:1989
ISO 2439:1997
ISO 3386-1:1986
ISO 5167-1:2003
EN 60704-1:1994
EN 60704-2-1:1994

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