International Standards and Conformity Assessment for all electrical, electronic and related technologies


Automatic controls for household use


CLC/TC 72 Scope


To prepare harmonized standards for rules related to inherent safety, to the operating characteristics where such are associated with applicational safety and to the testing of automatic electrical control devices used in appliances and other apparatus, electrical and non-electrical for household and similar purposes such as those for central heating, air conditioning etc. including the following:

1. Automatic electrical control devices mechanically, electro-mechanically, electrically or electronically operated responsive to or controlling such parameters as temperature, pressure, passage of time, humidity, light, electrostatic effect, flow or liquid level.

2. Automatic electrical control devices serving the starting of small motors that are used principally in appliances and apparatus for household and similar purposes. Such control devices may be built into or be separate from the motor.

3. Non-automatic control devices when such are associated with automatic control devices.

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