New LVD Standard: EN61010-1:2010.

Feb 27, 2013 | Standards Updates

EN61010-1:2010Laboratory equipment

All applicable products must comply with EN 61010-1:2010 (based on 3rd Edition of IEC 61010-1) by October 1, 2013 EN61010-1:2010 CE

  • Re-evaluate/Test to EN61010-1:2010
  • Update your Technical File
  • Update your Declaration of Conformity

As of the 1st October 2013, use of EN 61010-1:2001 for compliance under the Low Voltage Directive 2006/95/EC will no longer give you a presumption of conformity andf EN 61010-1:2010 shuld be applied.

EN61010-1:2010 Changes

This standard has some significant changes that will require products to be re-evaluated:

  • Test and measurement circuits have to comply with part 1 and part 2 of  IEC 61010-2-30 standard
  • Creepage and clearance distances has been significantly re-worded, most importantly the introduction of distance ‘through insulation’ and new requiremtns for  conformal coatings
  • A risk assessment process for moving parts including minimum gaps requirements to body parts and a risk assessment for hazards not covered by the standard
  • Temperature requirements have been modified
  • There are added requirements for foreseeable misuse and ergonomics.

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