Household and similar electrical applicanes

The EN Common Modification 7.12.Z1 for EN 60335-1:2012

The EN Common Modification 7.12.Z1 for EN 60335-1:2012

According to Common Modification to the standard EN 60335-1, the clause 7.12 must be available in an alternative format in addition to the user manual delivered with the product.

“The specific instructions related to the safe operation of this appliance (as given in 7.12 of this standard) shall be collated together in the front section of the user instructions. The height of the characters, measured on the capital letters, shall be at least 3 mm.

These instructions shall also be available in an alternative format, e.g. on a website”

Clause 7.12.1

“The instructions shall include the substance of the following:

This appliance can be used by children aged from 8 years and above and persons with reduced physical, sensory or mental capabilities or lack of experience and knowledge if they have been given supervision or instruction concerning use of the appliance in a safe way and understand the hazards involved.

Children shall not play with the appliance. Cleaning and user maintenance shall not be made by children without supervision.

The instructions for appliances having a part of class III construction supplied from a detachable power supply unit shall state that the appliance is only to be used with the power supply unit provided with the appliance.

The instructions for class III appliances shall state that it must only be supplied at safety extra low voltage corresponding to the marking on the appliance. This instruction is not necessary for battery-operated appliances if the battery is a primary battery or secondary battery charged outside of the appliance.

Instructions for use shall be provided with the appliance so that the appliance can be used safely.

NOTE Instructions for use may be marked on the appliance as long as they are visible in normal use. If it is necessary to take precautions during user maintenance, appropriate details shall be given”