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IEC Issues Standard for Surface Cleaning Appliances

October 13, 2016

The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) has issued a standard, IEC 62885-2:2016 Surface cleaning appliances - Part 2: Dry vacuum cleaners for household or similar use - Methods for measuring the performance.

This standard applies to the measurements of the performance of dry vacuum cleaners for household use in or under conditions similar to those in households.

This standard aims to provide essential performance characteristics of dry vacuum cleaners which are of interest to users and to describe methods for measuring these characteristics.

The standard was published on August 25, 2016.