EN 61010-1 3rd Edition Compliance Required in EU by October 2013

by G&M Compliance (July 16, 2013)

CENELEC/IEC 61010-1 is moving to Third Edition. 61010-1 is the internationally harmonized safety standard for laboratory, process control, and test & measurement equipment. Products sold into the EU must comply with the 3rd edition of EN 61010-1 by October 2013. EN 61010-1: 2001 will no longer be able to give the presumption of conformity to the Low Voltage Directive as of 10/1/2013. EN 61010-1:2010 (3rd Edition) will be required for all products new and existing after the above date.

The scope of the standard covers the following types of equipment:

Electrical test and measurement equipment
Electrical laboratory equipment
Electrical industrial process-control equipment

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