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E DIN EN 60335-2-17/A3 VDE 0700-17/A3:2019-05

* German Language Version *

Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety

Part 2-17: Particular requirements for blankets, pads, clothing and similar flexible heating appliances

(IEC 60335-2-17:2012/A1:2015, modified); German and English version EN 60335-2-17:2013/FprA1:2016
Class/Status: Draft, valid
Released: 2019-05   Published: 2019-04-12
VDE Art. No.: 1701465
End of objection deadline: 2019-06-12

This draft deals with the safety of electric blankets, pads, clothing and other flexible appliances that heat the bed or human body, for household and similar purposes, their rated voltage being not more than 250 V. According to the progress in the area of electro-conductive textiles adjustments in this standard and its test conditions were neccessary. Besides the term heating element also the term electro-conductive textiles is now used. In addition to that some tests and their descriptions are updated. Also new symbols for the wahing instructions are included in this draft.