WC pans and WC suites with integral trap

The amendment deals with designation of products for CE marking purposes.

WC-Becken und WC-Anlagen mit angeformtem Geruchsverschluss

Cuvettes de WC et cuvettes a réservoir attenant a siphon intégré

WC školjke in WC naprave z integriranim sifonom

General Information

Status
Withdrawn
Publication Date
01-Jul-2007
Withdrawal Date
22-Mar-2012
Current Stage
9900 - Withdrawal (Adopted Project)
Start Date
22-Mar-2012
Due Date
14-Apr-2012
Completion Date
23-Mar-2012

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SLOVENSKI STANDARD
SIST EN 997:2004/A1:2007
01-julij-2007
WC školjke in WC naprave z integriranim sifonom
WC pans and WC suites with integral trap
WC-Becken und WC-Anlagen mit angeformtem Geruchsverschluss
Cuvettes de WC et cuvettes a réservoir attenant a siphon intégré
Ta slovenski standard je istoveten z: EN 997:2003/A1:2006
ICS:
91.140.70 Sanitarne naprave Sanitary installations
SIST EN 997:2004/A1:2007 en

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

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EUROPEAN STANDARD
EN 997:2003/A1
NORME EUROPÉENNE
EUROPÄISCHE NORM
December 2006
ICS 91.140.70
English Version
WC pans and WC suites with integral trap

Cuvettes de WC et cuvettes à réservoir attenant à siphon WC-Becken und WC-Anlagen mit angeformtem

intégré Geruchsverschluss

This amendment A1 modifies the European Standard EN 997:2003; it was approved by CEN on 26 October 2006.

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

amendment into the relevant national standard without any alteration. Up-to-date lists and bibliographical references concerning such

national standards may be obtained on application to the Central Secretariat or to any CEN member.

This amendment 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 Central Secretariat has the same status as the official versions.

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

Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania,

Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom.
EUROPEAN COMMITTEE FOR STANDARDIZATION
COMITÉ EUROPÉEN DE NORMALISATION
EUROPÄISCHES KOMITEE FÜR NORMUNG
Management Centre: rue de Stassart, 36 B-1050 Brussels

© 2006 CEN All rights of exploitation in any form and by any means reserved Ref. No. EN 997:2003/A1:2006: E

worldwide for CEN national Members.
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EN 997:2003/A1:2006(E)
Foreword

This document (EN 997:2003/A1:2006) has been prepared by Technical Committee CEN/TC 163 “Sanitary

appliances”, the secretariat of which is held by UNI.

This Amendment to the European Standard EN 997:2003 shall be given the status of a national standard,

either by publication of an identical text or by endorsement, at the latest by June 2007, and conflicting national

standards shall be withdrawn at the latest by September 2008.

This document supports the unified approach for CE marking of sanitary appliances covered by harmonised

European Standards elaborated by CEN/TC 163 under the Mandate M/110 "Sanitary appliances".

According to the CEN/CENELEC Internal Regulations, the national standards organizations of the following

countries are bound to implement this European Standard: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic,

Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania,

Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden,

Switzerland and United Kingdom.
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EN 997:2003/A1:2006(E)
The following amendments shall be introduced in the text of EN 997:2003:
1 Modification to Contents
Update the table of contents.
2 Modification to Foreword
Delete paragraph 8 (reference to Annex A, B, C, D, E and F).
3 Modification to Clause 2
Delete the old standard paragraph and add the new one:

“The following referenced documents are indispensable for the application 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.”
Delete the full stops at the end of the reference titles.
4 Modification to Clause 3
Replace “European Standard” in the standard paragraph with “document”.
5 Modification to Clause 4
Replace this clause with the following wording:

"Class 1: WC pans and suites designed for use with and tested using a nominal flush volume of either 4 l,

5 l, 6 l, 7 l or 9 l. The requirements of class 1 are given in Clause 5.

Class 2: WC suites designed for use with a pressure flushing valve or a flushing cistern incorporating

some other flushing device, and tested as described in Clause 6, using a maximum flushing

volume of 6 l, or a dual-flush combining a maximum flush of 6 l and a reduced flush no greater

than two-thirds of the maximum flush volume. The requirements of class 2 are given in

Clause 6."
6 Modification to 5.8.4
Replace the third paragraph of this clause with the following wording:

"A force of (4,00 ± 0,05) kN shall be applied for a period of 1 h by means of a beam with a cross section of

100 mm × 100 mm positioned across the centre of aperture of the bowl (see Figure 1)."

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EN 997:2003/A1:2006(E)
7 Modification to Clause 8
Replace this clause with the following wording:
“8 Marking and product designation

The relevant product characteristics and the essential characteristics for independent WC pans, WC suites

and one-piece WC pans including their abbreviations are given in Table 4.
Table 4 — Characteristics and abbreviations
Abbreviation Characteristics
EN 997 European Standard for WCs and WC suites for product description
CL 1 Class 1 product: fixed flush volumes (9 l, 7 l, 6 l, 5 l or 4 l)
CL 2
Class 2 product: flush volume ≤ 6 l
9 Flush volume 9 l
7 Flush volume 7 l
6 Flush volume 6 l
5 Flush volume 5 l
4 Flush volume 4 l
A Flushing cisterns with fixed flush volume
C Pressure flush valve
WL Watertightness / leaktightness
CF Capacity of flush
BP Backflow prevention (foul air)
CA Cleanability

VR(x) Valve Reliability (Class 1 close-coupled suites and one-piece WC pans only –

category I or II)
LR Load resistance (wall-hung appliances only)
DA Durability

All independent WC pans, WC suites and one-piece WC pans shall be designated in accordance with the

following system:
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EN 997:2003/A1:2006(E)
Valve reliability (category I or II)
Flushing device
Flush volume
Class of product
Number of standard
EN 997 — CL1 (or 2) — (x) — A (or C) — VR I (or II)
WL — CF — BP — CA — VR — LR — DA
Watertightness / leaktightness
Capacity of flush
Backflow prevention (of foul air)
Cleanability
Valve reliability
Load resistance
Durability

The second line of the designation code can be omitted when those characteristics are fulfilled.

EXAMPLE 1 Class 1 independent WC pan for a flush volume of 5 l and 4 l when flushed by a flushing cistern, and for

a flush volume of 6 l when flushed with a pressure flush valve. All essential characteristics specified for class 1 products in

accordance with Annex ZA are satisfied:
EN 997 — CL 1 — 5/4 A — 6 C

EXAMPLE 2 Class 1 WC suite or one-piece WC pan with a flush volume of 6 l when flushed with a flushing cistern

equipped with a valve of reliability category II. The requirements for class 2 products are also satisfied:

EN 997 — CL 1 — 6 — VR II + CL 2

NOTE 1 If class 1 close-coupled suites components (WC pan and flushing cistern) are delivered separately, both

components should be CE marked.

EXAMPLE 3 Class 2 WC suite for use with (a) designated flushing cistern(s). All essential characteristics specified for

class 2 products in accordance with Annex ZA are satisfied:
EN 997 — CL 2
NOTE 2 For CE marking, see Annex ZA."
8 Modification to 9.2.3
Change the table numbers to "5" and "6" respectively.
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EN 997:2003/A1:2006(E)
9 Modification to Annex ZA (informative)
Replace existing Annex ZA with the following wording:
"Annex ZA
(informative)
Clauses of this European Standard addressing the provisions of the
EU Construction Products Directive
ZA.1 Scope and relevant characteristics

This European Standard has been prepared under Mandate M/110 given to CEN by the European

Commission and the European Free Trade Association.

The clauses of the European Standard shown in this annex meet the requirements of the Mandate given

under the EU Construction Products Directive (89/106/EEC).

Compliance with these clauses confers a presumption of fitness of the independent WC pans, WC suites and

one-piece WC pans covered by this annex for
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