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Reference EN 60704-1:2010
Title Household and similar electrical appliances - Test code for the determination of airborne noise - Part 1: General requirements
Project Number 21786
Abstract/Scope IEC 60704-1:2010 applies to electric appliances (including their accessories or components) for household and similar use, supplied from mains or from batteries. By similar use is understood to be the use in similar conditions as in households, for example in inns, coffee-houses, tea-rooms, hotels, barber or hairdresser shops, launderettes, etc., if not otherwise specified in part 2. The principal changes in this edition as compared to the previous edition are as follows: includes a description of an appropriate test enclosure for appliances to be built in.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2010-03-19
Current Stage code deadline 2010-12-01
Deadline date for vote  


Directive(s) ERP (2009/125/EC), EL (2010/30/EU)
Order Voucher  


IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 59
Reference Document IEC 60704-1:2010 (EQV)
ICS 13.120 - Domestic safety
97.170 - Body care equipment
Keywords Household appliances; Airborne acoustical noise
Note Supersedes EN 60704-1:1997.
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2010-03-19 2010-12-01 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2010-03-01 2010-05-01  
5060 2010-02-04 2010-02-18 export to doc file  EN
5020 2009-11-27 2010-01-29  
3090 2008-11-28 2008-12-31  
5060 2008-08-04 2008-08-18 export to doc file  EN
5020 2008-02-29 2008-08-01  
1090 2008-02-26 2008-02-29  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2010-03-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2010-03-19
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2010-06-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2010-12-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2013-03-01


Supersedes EN 60704-1:1997
Superseded by prEN 50596-1
Normative reference (6) ISO 3741
ISO 3743-1
ISO 3743-2
ISO 3744
ISO 3745
ISO 6926
ISO 12001
EN 60038
EN 60704-3
EN 61260
EN 61672-1

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