Gas heated catering equipment - Part 2-4: Specific requirements - Fryers

The scope of EN 203-1:2021 applies, with the following addition and modification of the 3rd paragraph.
This document applies to catering fryers.

Großküchengeräte für gasförmige Brennstoffe - Teil 2-4: Spezifische Anforderungen - Fritteusen

Es gilt der Anwendungsbereich von EN 203-1:2021 mit folgender Ergänzung und Änderung des 3. Absatzes:
Dieses Dokument gilt für Fritteusen für die Gastronomie.

Appareils de cuisson professionnelle utilisant les combustibles gazeux - Partie 2-4 : Exigences particulières - Friteuses

Le domaine d'application de la norme EN 203 1:2021 s'applique, avec les ajouts suivants et la modification du 3ème alinéa.
Le présent document s'applique aux friteuses professionnelles.

Plinske naprave za gostinstvo - 2-4. del: Posebne zahteve - Cvrtniki

Potrebna je skladnost s standardom EN 203-1:2019, pri čemer se upošteva naslednje:
Ta evropski standard se uporablja za komercialne plinske cvrtnike.

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SLOVENSKI STANDARD
SIST EN 203-2-4:2022
01-april-2022
Nadomešča:
SIST EN 203-2-4:2005
Plinske naprave za gostinstvo - 2-4. del: Posebne zahteve - Cvrtniki
Gas heated catering equipment - Part 2-4: Specific requirements - Fryers

Großküchengeräte für gasförmige Brennstoffe - Teil 2-4: Spezielle Anforderungen -

Friteusen

Appareils de cuisson professionnelle utilisant les combustibles gazeux - Partie 2-4:

Exigences particulières - Friteuses
Ta slovenski standard je istoveten z: EN 203-2-4:2021
ICS:
97.040.20 Štedilniki, delovni pulti, Cooking ranges, working
pečice in podobni aparati tables, ovens and similar
appliances
SIST EN 203-2-4:2022 en,fr,de

2003-01.Slovenski inštitut za standardizacijo. Razmnoževanje celote ali delov tega standarda ni dovoljeno.

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SIST EN 203-2-4:2022
EN 203-2-4
EUROPEAN STANDARD
NORME EUROPÉENNE
December 2021
EUROPÄISCHE NORM
ICS 97.040.20 Supersedes EN 203-2-4:2005
English Version
Gas heated catering equipment - Part 2-4: Specific
requirements - Fryers

Appareils de cuisson professionnelle utilisant les Großküchengeräte für gasförmige Brennstoffe - Teil 2-

combustibles gazeux - Partie 2-4: Exigences 4: Spezifische Anforderungen - Fritteusen

particulières - Friteuses
This European Standard was approved by CEN on 3 October 2021.

CEN members are bound to comply with the CEN/CENELEC Internal Regulations which stipulate the conditions for giving this

European Standard the status of a national standard without any alteration. Up-to-date lists and bibliographical references

concerning such national standards may be obtained on application to the CEN-CENELEC Management Centre or to any CEN

member.

This European Standard exists in three official versions (English, French, German). A version in any other language made by

translation under the responsibility of a CEN member into its own language and notified to the CEN-CENELEC Management

Centre has the same status as the official versions.

CEN members are the national standards bodies of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia,

Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway,

Poland, Portugal, Republic of North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and

United Kingdom.
EUROPEAN COMMITTEE FOR STANDARDIZATION
COMITÉ EUROPÉEN DE NORMALISATION
EUROPÄISCHES KOMITEE FÜR NORMUNG
CEN-CENELEC Management Centre: Rue de la Science 23, B-1040 Brussels

© 2021 CEN All rights of exploitation in any form and by any means reserved Ref. No. EN 203-2-4:2021 E

worldwide for CEN national Members.
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SIST EN 203-2-4:2022
EN 203-2-4:2021 (E)
Contents Page

European foreword ....................................................................................................................................................... 3

1 Scope .................................................................................................................................................................... 5

2 Normative references .................................................................................................................................... 5

3 Terms and definitions ................................................................................................................................... 5

4 Classification ..................................................................................................................................................... 6

5 Constructional requirements ..................................................................................................................... 6

6 Performance requirements ......................................................................................................................... 7

7 Test conditions ................................................................................................................................................. 8

8 Marking and instructions .......................................................................................................................... 10

Annex ZA (informative) Relationship between this European Standard and the essential

requirements of Regulation (EU) 2016/426 aimed to be covered ............................................. 12

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EN 203-2-4:2021 (E)
European foreword

This document (EN 203-2-4:2021) has been prepared by Technical Committee CEN/TC 106 “Large kitchen

appliances using gaseous fuels”, the secretariat of which is held by AFNOR.

This European Standard shall be given the status of a national standard, either by publication of an identical

text or by endorsement, at the latest by June 2022, and conflicting national standards shall be withdrawn

at the latest by June 2022.

Attention is drawn to the possibility that some of the elements of this document may be the subject of

patent rights. CEN shall not be held responsible for identifying any or all such patent rights.

This document supersedes EN 203-2-4:2005.
The technical changes in comparison to the previous edition are:
— alignment with EN 203-1:2021,
— updating of the requirements for pump drainage system (5.1.2.102),
— clarification of the requirement for the safety from fire risk (5.3.3),
— clarification of the requirement for pressurized fryers (5.3.5.101),

— updating of the performance requirement for overheat limit device (6.3.2.1.102),

— addition of the test on risk of fire of oil in pump drainage system (7.8.101),
— updating of the test for rational use of energy (7.10),

— deletion of the adjustment of the sequential function control (moved to EN 203-1:2021).

This document is used in conjunction with EN 203-1:2021 “Gas heated catering equipment – Part 1:

General safety requirements”. This document specifies particular requirements for fryers.

Where a particular subclause of EN 203-1:2021 is not mentioned in this part 2-4, the subclause of

EN 203-1:2021 applies as far as is reasonable. Where this document states "addition", "modification" or

"replacement", the relevant text of EN 203-1:2021 is to be adapted accordingly.

Subclauses, Figures and Tables which are additional to those in EN 203-1:2021 are numbered starting with

101.

This document has been prepared under a Standardization Request given to CEN by the European

Commission and the European Free Trade Association, and supports essential requirements of EU

Directive(s) / Regulation(s).

For relationship with EU Directive(s) / Regulation(s), see informative Annex ZA, which is an integral part

of this document.

Any feedback and questions on this document should be directed to the users’ national standards body. A

complete listing of these bodies can be found on the CEN website.

According to the CEN-CENELEC Internal Regulations, the national standards organisations of the following

countries are bound to implement this European Standard: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus,

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EN 203-2-4:2021 (E)

Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy,

Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of North

Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the United

Kingdom.
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SIST EN 203-2-4:2022
EN 203-2-4:2021 (E)
1 Scope

The scope of EN 203-1:2021 applies, with the following addition and modification of the 3rd paragraph.

This document applies to catering fryers.
2 Normative references

The following documents are referred to in the text in such a way that some or all of their content

constitutes requirements of this document. For dated references, only the edition cited applies. For

undated references, the latest edition of the referenced document (including any amendments) applies.

EN 203-1:2021, Gas heated catering equipment - Part 1: General safety requirements

Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Part 1: General requirements

EN 60335-1:2012,

EN 60335-2-102:2016, Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Part 2-102: Particular

requirements for gas, oil and solid-fuel burning appliances having electrical connections

3 Terms and definitions

For the purposes of this document, the terms and definitions given in EN 203-1:2021 and the following

apply.

ISO and IEC maintain terminological databases for use in standardization at the following addresses:

— ISO Online browsing platform: available at https://www.iso.org/obp
— IEC Electropedia: available at https://www.electropedia.org/
Clause 3 of EN 203-1:2021 applies with the following additions:
3.101 Terminology referring to type of appliances
3.101.1
fryer

single or multi-pan appliance for frying foodstuff in oil or fat at a high temperature in which the foodstuff

is submerged
3.101.2
pressurized fryer
fryer in which the pressure within the pan exceeds atmospheric pressure
Note 1 to entry: This type of appliance is also named “pressure fryer”.
3.101.3
maximum oil level
mark to indicate the maximum oil level for safe operation
3.101.4
minimum oil level
mark to indicate the minimum oil level for safe operation

As impacted by EN 60335-1:2012/AC:2014, EN 60335-1:2012/A11:2014, EN 60335-1:2012/A13:2017,

EN 60335-1:2012/A1:2019, EN 60335-1:2012/A2:2019 and EN 60335-1:2012/A14:2019.
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EN 203-2-4:2021 (E)
3.101.5
draining device
device for draining the oil or fat.

Note 1 to entry: It can be a valve or tap, or an access to a filtering pump system for emptying and/or refilling.

3.101.6
drainage container
container to receive the contents of the pan during the drainage operation
Note 1 to entry: It can be fitted with filters to clean the oil or fat.
4 Classification
Clause 4 of EN 203-1:2021 applies.
5 Constructional requirements
5.1 General
5.1.2 Materials and methods of construction
Shall be according to EN 203-1:2021, 5.1.2 with the following addition:

The appliance shall be so designed that it shall be impossible for bubbling oil or fat to reach or penetrate

the burner(s) and/or insulation.
5.1.2.101 Drainage device

The drainage device shall be located in a place which enables the oil or fat to be drained completely.

The open and closed positions of the device shall be readily recognizable, and it shall not be possible to

open the device accidentally.

After drainage it shall be possible to easily remove any cooking crumbs from the pan.

5.1.2.102 Pump drainage system

When a pump drainage system is integrated into the fryer, it shall not be possible to operate the pump

accidentally. The switching device shall be recessed, operated by double action, key switch, etc.

5.3 Particular requirements
5.3.3 Safety from fire risk
Shall be according to EN 203-1:2021, 5.3.3 with the following addition:

The fryer shall be marked indelibly with the maximum and minimum levels of cold fat or oil as required in

8.2.2.

Appliances shall have adequate surge allowance above the maximum indicated oil level such that the total

surge volume of the pan, including any container designed to collect surging oil, shall have a ratio in litres

to the load of chips recommended by the instructions in kilograms of not less than 4. Compliance is checked

by measurement.

Appliances supplied with containers intended to drain and/or to collect fat or oil shall be so designed and

placed that spillage and overflow cannot reach areas where there is a risk of catching fire.

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EN 203-2-4:2021 (E)

Appliances equipped with pump drainage system shall be so designed that when the pump is blocked the

temperature of the oil circuit at the hottest point of the pump with which oil is in contact shall not exceed

230 °C in the test conditions of 7.8.101. This requirement is deemed to be satisfied if the maximum winding

temperature of the motor is of class (A), (E) or (B) as indicated in Table 8 of EN 60335-1:2012 .

It shall not be possible for crumbs blocked in the pump to cause leakage either in the pump or its suction

and discharge tubes. Complia
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SLOVENSKI STANDARD
oSIST prEN 203-2-4:2020
01-maj-2020
Plinske naprave za gostinstvo - 2-4. del: Posebne zahteve - Cvrtniki
Gas heated catering equipment - Part 2-4: Specific requirements - Fryers

Großküchengeräte für gasförmige Brennstoffe - Teil 2-4: Spezielle Anforderungen -

Friteusen

Appareils de cuisson professionnelle utilisant les combustibles gazeux - Partie 2-4:

Exigences particulières - Friteuses
Ta slovenski standard je istoveten z: prEN 203-2-4
ICS:
97.040.20 Štedilniki, delovni pulti, Cooking ranges, working
pečice in podobni aparati tables, ovens and similar
appliances
oSIST prEN 203-2-4:2020 en,fr,de

2003-01.Slovenski inštitut za standardizacijo. Razmnoževanje celote ali delov tega standarda ni dovoljeno.

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oSIST prEN 203-2-4:2020
DRAFT
EUROPEAN STANDARD
prEN 203-2-4
NORME EUROPÉENNE
EUROPÄISCHE NORM
May 2020
ICS Will supersede EN 203-2-4:2005
English Version
Gas heated catering equipment - Part 2-4: Specific
requirements - Fryers

Appareils de cuisson professionnelle utilisant les Großküchengeräte für gasförmige Brennstoffe - Teil 2-

combustibles gazeux - Partie 2-4: Exigences 1: Spezielle Anforderungen; Friteusen

particulières - Friteuses

This draft European Standard is submitted to CEN members for enquiry. It has been drawn up by the Technical Committee

CEN/TC 106.

If this draft becomes a European Standard, CEN members are bound to comply with the CEN/CENELEC Internal Regulations

which stipulate the conditions for giving this European Standard the status of a national standard without any alteration.

This draft European Standard was established by CEN in three official versions (English, French, German). A version in any other

language made by translation under the responsibility of a CEN member into its own language and notified to the CEN-CENELEC

Management Centre has the same status as the official versions.

CEN members are the national standards bodies of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia,

Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway,

Poland, Portugal, Republic of North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and

United Kingdom.

Recipients of this draft are invited to submit, with their comments, notification of any relevant patent rights of which they are

aware and to provide supporting documentation.

Warning : This document is not a European Standard. It is distributed for review and comments. It is subject to change without

notice and shall not be referred to as a European Standard.
EUROPEAN COMMITTEE FOR STANDARDIZATION
COMITÉ EUROPÉEN DE NORMALISATION
EUROPÄISCHES KOMITEE FÜR NORMUNG
CEN-CENELEC Management Centre: Rue de la Science 23, B-1040 Brussels

© 2020 CEN All rights of exploitation in any form and by any means reserved Ref. No. prEN 203-2-4:2020 E

worldwide for CEN national Members.
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oSIST prEN 203-2-4:2020
prEN 203-2-4:2020 (E)
Contents Page

European Foreword ...................................................................................................................................................... 3

1 Scope .................................................................................................................................................................... 4

2 Normative references .................................................................................................................................... 4

3 Terms and definitions ................................................................................................................................... 4

4 Classification ..................................................................................................................................................... 5

5 Constructional requirements ..................................................................................................................... 5

5.1 Conversion to different gases ..................................................................................................................... 5

5.2 Particular requirements for components in the gas circuit ............................................................ 5

5.3 Particular requirements ............................................................................................................................... 5

6 Performance requirements ......................................................................................................................... 6

6.1 Soundness .......................................................................................................................................................... 6

6.2 Obtaining the gas rate.................................................................................................................................... 6

6.3 Safety of operation .......................................................................................................................................... 6

6.4 Influence of burners on each other .......................................................................................................... 7

6.5 Auxiliary equipment ...................................................................................................................................... 7

6.6 Air proving device ........................................................................................................................................... 7

6.7 Combustion ....................................................................................................................................................... 7

6.8 Auxiliary energy .............................................................................................................................................. 7

6.9 Rational use of energy ................................................................................................................................... 7

6.10 Operating requirements - Temperature of the LPG cylinder and its compartment ............... 7

7 Test conditions ................................................................................................................................................. 7

7.1 General ................................................................................................................................................................ 7

7.2 Soundness .......................................................................................................................................................... 7

7.3 Obtaining gas rates ......................................................................................................................................... 7

7.4 Operational safety ........................................................................................................................................... 8

7.5 Auxiliary equipment ...................................................................................................................................... 8

7.6 Combustion ....................................................................................................................................................... 8

7.7 Air-proving device .......................................................................................................................................... 8

7.8 Special tests ....................................................................................................................................................... 8

7.9 Test method - Overheating of the LPG cylinder and its compartment ......................................... 9

7.10 Rational use of energy ................................................................................................................................... 9

8 Marking and instructions .......................................................................................................................... 10

8.1 General requirements for marking and instructions ..................................................................... 10

8.2 Marking on the appliance .......................................................................................................................... 10

8.2.1 Data plates, labels and packaging .......................................................................................................... 10

8.3 Instructions for installation and adjustment ..................................................................................... 10

8.4 Instructions for use and maintenance .................................................................................................. 10

Annex ZA (informative) Relationship between this European Standard and the essential

requirements of Regulation (EU) 2016/426 aimed to be covered ............................................. 11

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oSIST prEN 203-2-4:2020
prEN 203-2-4:2020 (E)
European Foreword

This document (prEN 203-2-4:2020) has been prepared by Technical Committee CEN/TC 106 “Large

kitchen appliances using gaseous fuels”, the secretariat of which is held by AFNOR.

This document is currently submitted to the CEN Enquiry.
This document will supersede EN 203-2-4:2005.

This document has been prepared under a standardization request given to CEN by the European

Commission and the European Free Trade Association, and supports essential requirements of

EU Directive(s).

For relationship with EU Directive(s), see informative Annex ZA, which is an integral part of this

document.
The technical changes in comparison to the previous edition are:
— Alignment with part 1,
— updating of pump drainage system (5.1.2.102),
— clarification of the requirement for the safety from fire risk (5.3.3),
— clarification of the requirement on pressurized fryers (5.3.5.101),

— updating of the performance requirement on overheat limit device (6.3.2.1.102),

— addition of the test on risk of fire of oil in pump drainage system (7.8.101),
— updating of the test for rational use of energy (7.10)

This document is used in conjunction with EN 203-1 “Gas Heated Catering Equipment – Part 1: General

safety rules”. This document specifies particular requirements for open and wok burners.

Subclauses and Figures which are additional to those in EN 203-1 are numbered 101.

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oSIST prEN 203-2-4:2020
prEN 203-2-4:2020 (E)
1 Scope

The scope of prEN 203-1:2019 applies, with the following addition and modification of the 3rd

paragraph.
This document applies to catering gas heated fryers.
2 Normative references
There are no normative references in this document.

prEN 203-1:2019, Gas heated catering equipment - Part 1: General safety requirements

EN 60335-1:2012, Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Part 1: General requirements

EN 60335-2-102:2016, Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Part 2-102: Particular

requirements for gas, oil and solid-fuel burning appliances having electrical connections

3 Terms and definitions

For the purposes of this document, the terms and definitions given in prEN 203-1:2019 and the

following apply.

ISO and IEC maintain terminological databases for use in standardization at the following addresses:

• IEC Electropedia: available at http://www.electropedia.org/
• ISO Online browsing platform: available at http://www.iso.org/obp
3.3.101
fryer

single or multi-pan appliance for frying foodstuff in oil or fat at a high temperature in which the

foodstuff is submerged
3.3.102
pressure fryer
fryer where the cooking operation is carried out under pressure
3.3.103
maximum oil level
mark to indicate the maximum oil level for safe operation
3.3.104
minimum oil level
mark to indicate the minimum oil level for safe operation
3.3.105
draining device

device for draining the oil or fat. It may be a valve or tap, or an access to a filtering pump system for

emptying and/or refilling
Impacted by EN 60335-1:2012/AC:2014/A11:2014/A13:2017/A1:2019/A2:2019/A14:2019
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prEN 203-2-4:2020 (E)
3.3.106
drainage container

container to receive the contents of the pan during the drainage operation. It can be fitted with filters to

clean the oil or fat
4 Classification
Clause 4 of prEN 203-1:2019 applies.
5 Constructional requirements
Clause 5 of prEN 203-1:2019 applies with the following additions.
5.1 Conversion to different gases
5.1.2 Materials and methods of construction
Shall be according to prEN 203-1:2019, 5.1.2 with the following addition:

The appliance shall be so designed that it is impossible for bubbling oil or fat to reach or penetrate the

burner(s) and/or insulation.
5.1.2.101 Drainage device

It shall be located in a place which enables the oil or fat to be drained completely.

The open and closed positions of the device shall be readily recognizable, and it shall not be possible to

open the device accidentally.

After drainage it shall be possible to easily remove any cooking crumbs from the pan.

5.1.2.102 Pump drainage system

When a pump drainage system is integrated into the fryer, it shall not be possible to operate the pump

accidentally. The switching device shall be recessed, operated by double action, key switch, etc.

5.2 Particular requirements for components in the gas circuit
Shall be according to prEN 203-1:2019, 5.2.
5.3 Particular requirements
Shall be according to prEN 203-1:2019, 5.3. with the following additions
5.3.3 Safety from fire risk
Shall be according to prEN 203-1:2019, 5.3.3. with the following addition:

The fryer shall be marked indelibly with the maximum and minimum levels of cold fat or oil consistent

with complete safety of operation.

Appliances shall have adequate surge allowance above the maximum indicated oil level such that the

total surge volume of the pan, including any container designed to collect surging oil, shall have a ratio

in litres to the load of chips recommended by the instructions in kilograms of not less than 4.

Compliance is checked by measurement.

Appliances supplied with containers intended to drain and/or to collect fat or oil shall be so designed

and placed that spillage and overflow cannot reach areas where there is a risk of catching fire.

Appliances equipped with pump drainage system shall be so designed that when the pump is blocked

the temperat
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