FOR ELEC­TRI­CAL AND ME­CHAN­I­CAL SAFETY

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Pro­tec­tion against elec­tric shock | Elec­tric in­su­la­tion and leak­age cur­rent at op­er­at­ing tem­per­a­ture | Mois­ture re­sis­tance | In­su­la­tion re­sis­tance and elec­tric strength | Sta­bil­ity and me­chan­i­cal haz­ards | Me­chan­i­cal strength | Tem­per­a­ture with­stand test for bowl | Strength of assem­bly Pro­tec­tion against elec­tric shock Ap­pli­ances shall be so con­structed and en­closed that there is ad­e­quate pro­tec­tion against ac­ci­den­tal con­tact with live parts.

In­put Power

The ap­pli­ance shall not de­vi­ate from the rated power in­put by +15 per cent or 60 W, which­ever is greater. In our tests, the de­clared wattage in some brands was de­vi­at­ing from the mea­sured value. How­ever, all were within the re­quire­ment of the stan­dard.

Mois­ture re­sis­tance

The en­clo­sure of ap­pli­ance shall pro­vide the nec­es­sary de­gree of pro­tec­tion against mois­ture. The

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