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Reference EN 60335-2-53:2003/A1:2007
Title Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Part 2-53: Particular requirements for sauna heating appliances
Project Number 17111
Abstract/Scope Deals with the safety of electric sauna heating appliances having a rated power input not exceeding 20 kW, their rated voltage being not more than 250 V for single-phase and 480 V for other appliances. Sauna heating appliances may be of the thermal storage type. This standard does not apply to appliances intended to be used in locations where special conditions prevail, such as the presence of a corrosive or explosive atmosphere (dust, vapor or gas); appliances intended to cause persiration to only one part of the human body; sweating baths where the head of the user remains outside the heated space; tents and other collapsible sauna baths.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2007-03-09
Current Stage code deadline 2007-11-01
Deadline date for vote  


Directive(s) LVD (2006/95/EC)
Order Voucher  


IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 61
Reference Document IEC 60335-2-53:2002/A1:2007 (EQV)
ICS 97.100.10 - Electric heaters
Keywords Household appliance; Sauna; Heating; Safety
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2007-03-09 2007-11-01 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2007-02-01 2007-04-01  
5060 2006-12-18 2007-01-08 export to doc file  EN
5020 2006-10-13 2006-12-15  
4099 2006-05-26 2006-08-11  
5060 2006-04-07 2006-05-12 export to doc file  EN
5060 2006-04-03 2006-04-17 export to doc file  EN
5020 2005-10-28 2006-03-31  
1090 2005-10-25 2005-10-28  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2007-02-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2007-03-09
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2007-05-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2007-11-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2010-02-01


Superseded by EN 60335-2-53:2011
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.