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CENELEC Releases Standard for Switches Used for Household Appliances

November 9, 2016

The European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization (CENELEC) has released EN 61058-2-6:2016 Switches for appliances - Part 2-6: Particular requirements for switches used in electric motor-operated hand-held tools, transportable tools and lawn and garden machinery.

 

The standard is referred as a subset based on IEC 61058-1. This standard specifically provides specific requirements for switches incorporated into or integrated with electric motor-operated hand-held tools, transportable tools and lawn and garden machinery.

This standard applies to switches with an ambient temperature up to and including 55 °C.

The important dates to be considered are:

  • Date of Ratification: July 20, 2016
  • Date of Availability: October 21, 2016
  • Date of Announcement: January 21, 2017
  • Date of Publication: April 21, 2017

Source URL: EN 61058-2-6:2016

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