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Reference EN 50165:1997
Title Electrical equipment of non-electric appliances for household and similar purposes - Safety requirements
Project Number 5207
Abstract/Scope This clause of part 1 is replaced by: This standard deals with the safety of electrical equipment of non-electric appliances for household and similar purposes, their rated voltage being not more than 250 V for single-phase appliances and 480 V for other appliances. NOTE 1: Examples of such appliances are: cooking appliances; heating boilers; instantaneous water heaters,storage water heaters; room heaters; warm air heaters; absorption refrigerators; commercial catering equipment; laundry and cleaning appliances. This standard also applies to electrical equipment which is located separately from the appliance. This standard is to be applied in conjunction with the relevant standards for appliances and for control devices. Examples are listed in annexes AA and BB. NOTE 2: Attention is drawn to the fact that for appliances intended to be used in vehicles or on board ships or aircraft, additional requirements may be necessary


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 1997-04-07
Current Stage code deadline 1998-03-01
Deadline date for vote  


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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 61
Reference Document  
ICS 91.140.65 - Water heating equipment
97.040.20 - Cooking ranges, working tables, ovens and similar appliances
Keywords Electrical equipment; Household; Safety
Note Handled by BTTF 60-3 (disbanded) * Corrigendum to EN issued February 1998 * Superseded by EN 60335-2-102:2006
A-Deviation(s) AT
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 1997-04-07 1998-03-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 1997-03-11 1997-04-11  
5062 1997-01-23 1997-03-11  
5020 1996-11-18 1997-01-15  
3090 1996-11-14 1997-05-14  
2020 1996-03-29 1996-11-30  
5091 1995-09-20 1996-02-20  
5062 1995-08-11 1995-11-11  
5020 1995-05-10 1995-07-15  
3090 1995-05-08 1995-11-08  
2020 1994-12-01 1995-06-15  
3020 1994-09-12 1995-03-12  
5092 1994-07-05 1995-01-05  
5062 1994-05-27 1994-07-07  
5020 1993-10-26 1994-04-30  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 1997-03-11
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 1997-04-07
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 1997-09-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 1998-03-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 1998-03-01


Superseded by EN 60335-2-102:2006
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.