IEC 61058-2-1:2018 ED3

Switches for appliances - Part 2-1: Particular requirements for cord switches IEC 61058-2-1:2018 ED3

Publication date:   Jun 18, 2018

General information

60.60 Standard published   Jun 18, 2018


TC 23/SC 23J

International Standard

29.120.40   Switches



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IEC 61058-2-1:2018 applies to cord switches (mechanical or electronic) for appliances actuated by hand, by foot or by other human activity, to operate or control electrical appliances and other equipment for household or similar purposes with a rated voltage not exceeding 250 V and a rated current not exceeding 16 A.
This third edition cancels and replaces the second edition published in 2010 and constitutes a technical revision.
This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
Overall format to support IEC 61058-1, IEC 61058-1-1, IEC 61058-1-2, and the heating tests.

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IEC 61058-2-1:2010 ED2


IEC 61058-2-1:2018 ED3
60.60 Standard published
Jun 18, 2018