Tumble dryers for household use - Methods for measuring the performance

Superseded by EN 61121:2013

Wäschetrockner für den Hausgebrauch - Verfahren zur Messung der Gebrauchseigenschaften

Sèche-linge à tambour à usage domestique - Méthodes de mesure de l'aptitude à la fonction

Bobenski sušilniki za uporabo v gospodinjstvu – Metode merjenja funkcionalnosti (IEC 61121:2002 + popravek 2003, spremenjen)

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november 2005
Bobenski sušilniki za uporabo v gospodinjstvu – Metode merjenja
funkcionalnosti (IEC 61121:2002 + popravek 2003, spremenjen)
Tumble dryers for household use - Methods for measuring the performance (IEC
61121:2002 + corrigenda 2003, modified)
ICS 97.060 Referenčna številka
SIST EN 61121:2005(en)
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ICS 97.060 Supersedes EN 61121:1999 + A11:2000

English version

Tumble dryers for household use –
Methods for measuring the performance
(IEC 61121:2002 + corrigenda 2003, modified)

Sèche-linge à tambour à usage Wäschetrockner für den Hausgebrauch -
domestique – Verfahren zur Messung der
Méthodes de mesure de l'aptitude Gebrauchseigenschaften
à la fonction (IEC 61121:2002 + Corrigenda 2003,
(CEI 61121:2002 + corrigenda 2003, modifiziert)

This European Standard was approved by CENELEC on 2005-03-01. CENELEC 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.

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Ref. No. EN 61121:2005 E

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EN 61121:2005 – 2 –
The text of the International Standard IEC 61121:2002, prepared by SC 59D, Home laundry
appliances, of IEC TC 59, Performance of household electrical appliances, together with the
common modifications prepared by the Technical Committee CENELEC TC 59X, Consumer
information related to household electrical appliances, was submitted to the Unique Acceptance
Procedure (UAP) but did not receive sufficient support.
A new draft, including also the corrigenda April 2003 and September 2003 to IEC 61121:2002,
allowing to maintain the classification of tumble dryers according to the energy label Directive
95/13/EC, was submitted to the formal vote and was approved by CENELEC as EN 61121 on
Significant technical differences are
a) reference machine in 7.3.2 is neutralized,
b) an addition to Z1.1 describes factors which shall be used to correct the value for the energy
consumption of the appliance found during the test in order to get the correct label value for
This European Standard supersedes EN 61121:1999 and its amendment A11:2000.
The following dates were fixed:
– latest date by which the EN has to be implemented
at national level by publication of an identical
national standard or by endorsement (dop) 2005-12-01
– latest date by which the national standards conflicting
with the EN have to be withdrawn (dow) 2007-12-01
Annexes ZA and ZB have been added by CENELEC.
Clauses, tables and annexes which are additional to those given in IEC 61121 are prefixed “Z”.

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– 3 – EN 61121:2005
Endorsement notice
The text of the International Standard IEC 61121:2002 + corrigendum April 2003 + corrigendum
September 2003 was approved by CENELEC as a European Standard with agreed common
modifications as given below.
1 Scope
Add a fourth paragraph:
This European Standard also specifies, as far as necessary, the test methods which shall be
applied in accordance with the Commission's Directive 95/13/EC of 23 May 1995 implementing
Council Directive 92/75/EEC with regard to energy labelling of household electric tumble dryers
and adds clauses defining permitted tolerances to values declared by the manufacturer and control
procedures for checking these declared values.
2 Norm

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