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Reference EN 50408:2008
Title Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Particular requirements for cab heaters for vehicles
Project Number 13204
Abstract/Scope Addition: This standard is intended to be used together with EN 60335-2-30:2003 and supplements or modifies the corresponding clauses of that standard. Replace the second paragraph and NOTE 101 of this clause by: This standard deals with the safety of electric heaters for vehicles, intended for the heating of driver and passenger compartments of motor vehicles, their rated voltage being not more than 250 V for single-phase appliances. Heaters intended especially for the heating of caravans are not covered by this standard. NOTE 101 Void. Delete the first indent of NOTE 102.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2008-08-29
Current Stage code deadline 2009-05-01
Deadline date for vote 2006-09-01


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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 61
Reference Document  
ICS 43.040.60 - Bodies and body components
Keywords Household appliances; Cab heater; Vehicle
Note D132/015: BTWG 100-1 disbanded - work referred to CLC/TC 61
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle
32 Radiation Use B2B


Deadline Date
6060 2008-08-29 2009-05-01 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2008-04-16 2008-08-16  
5062 2008-03-25 2008-04-16  
5060 2007-02-19 2007-04-19 export to doc file  EN
5020 2006-12-15 2007-02-16 export to doc file  EN
4099 2006-07-14 2007-01-14  
4060 2006-05-15 2006-08-15 export to doc file  EN
4020 2005-11-11 2006-05-12  
3099 2005-09-13 2005-12-31  
3099 2003-03-18 2004-06-30  
2020 2002-12-17 2003-06-17  
2020 2000-10-30 2001-04-05  
1099 1999-07-08 2000-01-08  
1000 1998-11-27 1999-02-15  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2008-04-16
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2008-08-29
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2008-11-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2009-05-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2011-05-01


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