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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.
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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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IEC 62288:2021 CMV
Maritime navigation and radiocommunication equipment and systems - Presentation of navigation-related information on shipborne navigational displays - General requirements, methods of testing and required test results
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