International Standards and Conformity Assessment for all electrical, electronic and related technologies

TC 61

Safety of household and similar electrical appliances

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WG 40 Convenor & Members


Mr Bruno Reiter
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Mr Pedro Miguel AbrantesPT
Mr Mick BeasleyGB
Mr Richard BollardNZ
Mr Gianluca CecchinatoIT
Mr Randall CooperUS
Mr Colin William GreenmanGB
Mr Eric HervolUS
Mr Erhan KaraTR
Mr Hansang KimKR
Mr Yang LiuCN
Mr Gregory NeumannUS
Mr Edmund SeiffertDE
Ms Yanling SHICN
Ms Eun Kyoung ShinKR
Mr Robert SilvestriAU
Ms Crystal E VanderpanUS
Mr Muhammad Nukman WijayaID
Mr Krzysztof WoznyPL
Mr Haoping XIONGCN
Mr İbrahim Oğuz YıldırımTR
Mrs bahareh yousefzadehIR

Title & Task

WG 40

Fires on dishwashers and other wet household appliances


The WG will perform its work based on the following guidelines:
• Identify potential sources of fires in dishwashers and similar wet appliances, in particular washing machines, spin extractors, and the like.
• The first area of focus shall be dishwashers;
• The WG to complete its study on dishwashers and report to the TC 61 committee in the first meeting of 2018 to allow for an evaluation by the NCs toward if and how the work of the WG should be expanded to other appliances such as washing machines, spin extractors and other fixed appliances under the scope of TC 61.