IEC 60704-2-1:2020 RLV

Household and similar electrical appliances - Test code for the determination of airborne acoustical noise - Part 2-1: Particular requirements for dry vacuum cleaners


IEC 60704-2-1:2020 RLV contains both the official IEC International Standard and its Redline version. The Redline version is available in English only and provides you with a quick and easy way to compare all the changes between the official IEC Standard and its previous edition.

IEC 60704-2-1:2020 is applicable for the determination of airborne acoustical noise of mains operated and cordless dry vacuum cleaners for household use or under conditions similar to those in households. This part of IEC 60704 does not apply to vacuum cleaners for industrial or professional purposes. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:

a) product scope is extended to cordless and similar vacuum cleaners;

b) definitions of "cleaning head", "active nozzle" and "standard Wilton test carpet" have been added;

c) specification of standard Wilton test carpet has been removed; reference is made to IEC/TS 62885-1;

d) specific requirements on equipping and pre-conditioning have been added;

e) topic ageing of test carpet is addressed.

This Part 2-1 supplements or modifies the corresponding clauses in IEC 60704-1:2010.




Status Current
Edition 2020
No. of Pages 59
ICS Classification 97.080 Cleaning appliances
17.140.20 Noise emitted by machines and equipment
Committee TC 59/SC 59F
Available for Purchase For sale in Singapore only
Adoption IEC