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IEC 60335-2-2 Ed. 6.1 b:2012

Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Part 2-2: Particular requirements for vacuum cleaners and water-suction  cleaning appliances

IEC 60335-2-2:2009+A1:1012 deals with the safety of electric vacuum cleaners and water-suction cleaning appliances for household and similar purposes, including vacuum cleaners for animal grooming, their rated voltage being not more than 250 V. It also applies to centrally-sited vacuum cleaners and automatic battery-powered  cleaners. This standard also applies to motorized cleaning heads and current-carrying hoses associated with a particular vacuum cleaner.  The principal changes in this edition as compared with the fifth  edition of IEC 60335-2-2 is as follows: The text is aligned with IEC 60335-1:2001, and its amendments 1 and 2. The attention of the  National Committees is drawn to the fact that equipment  manufacturers and testing organizations may need a transitional  period following publication of a new, amended or revised IEC  publication in which to make products in accordance with the new  requirements and to equip thenselves for conducting new or revised tests. It is the recommendation of the committee that the content of this publication be adopted for implementation nationally not  earlier than 12 months or later than 36 months from the date of  publication.  Key words: Cleaning appliances, water-suction, vacuum.   

This publication is to be read in conjunction with  IEC 60335-1:2010.   This consolidated version consists of the sixth edition (2009)  and its amendment 1 (2012). Therefore, no need to order amendment in addition to this publication.

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