IEC 61770:2008 ED2

Electric appliances connected to the water mains - Avoidance of backsiphonage and failure of hose-sets

Publication date:   Jul 23, 2008

General information

60.60 Standard published   Jul 23, 2008


TC 61

International Standard

91.140.60   Water supply systems | 97.030   Domestic electrical appliances in general



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IEC 61770:2008 provides requirements for appliances for household and similar purposes to prevent the backsiphonage of non-potable water into the water mains. It also specifies requirements for hose-sets used for connecting such appliances to the water mains that supply water at a pressure not exceeding 1 MPa. The major changes in this edition as compared with the first edition are as follows: normative references are updated; some notes have been converted to normative text (3.10, 5.2, 6.3, 7.2 and Annex A); the type of petroleum spirit has been specified (9.3).

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IEC 61770:2008 ED2
60.60 Standard published
Jul 23, 2008


Amended by
IEC 61770:2008/AMD1:2015 ED2