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News & Features
New editions of household appliances’ safety standards published
New editions for several safety standards for specific household appliances have recently been published to align with the latest edition of IEC 60335-1.
Piloting standards for trains and railways
A new Chair has been nominated for IEC Technical Committee 9, which develops standards for electrical equipment for railway operations. He will start his tenure in April.
Somalia joins the IEC community
The IEC has announced that Somalia has joined its Affiliate Country Programme. With the participation of Somalia, 173 countries from around the world now participate in the work of the IEC.
IEC Members share the benefits of the Affiliate Mentoring Programme
The IEC Affiliate Mentoring Programme offers a platform for the IEC community to share knowledge in standardization and conformity assessment.
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- Electrical engineering12
- Electromagnetic compatibility2
- Energy & heat transfer engineering6
- IECEE Test Report Forms4
- ISO/IEC publications5
- Information coding1
- Manufacturing engineering1
- Medical electrical equipment1
- Metrology & measurement1
- Shipbuilding & marine structures1
Final Draft International Standards
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The Market Strategy Board (MSB) was set up by the IEC to identify the principal technological trends and market needs in the IEC fields of activity. The MSB publishes recommendations – white papers – in a form that differs from International Standards.