EN 62841-3-13:2017 relating to the safety requirements for transportable drills has been listed in the Official Journal of the Machinery Directive.

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EN 62841-3-13: 2017 has been listed in the Official Journal (OJ) of the Machinery Directive (MD) providing new harmonized standards under MD 2006/42/EC.


As announced in the latest Official Journal: The Commission communication in the framework of the implementation of the Directive 2006/42/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of May 17, 2006 on machinery, and amending Directive 95/16/EC (recast) – OJ C 092 of 09/03/2018  The standard EN 62841-3-13:2017, was listed in the OJ of Machinery Directive 2006/42EC (MD), which is its first publication. The OJ (harmonized standards under MD) was updated on March 9, 2018.

Correspondence between the standard and the directive:

Standard / Product scope

  • EN 62841-3-13: 2017
    Electric motor-operated hand-held tools, portable tools, and lawn and garden machinery - Safety
    Part 3-13: Particular requirements for transportable drills

Correspondence between this European Standard and Annex I of Directive 2006/42/EC

Essential Requirements of Directive 2006/42/EC Clause(s) / sub-clause (s) of this EU Remarks / Notes
Annex I All clauses All corresponding requirements are covered by complying with all clauses.

Table 1

Compliance with the normative clauses of this standard and given in Table 1 confers, within the limits of the scope of this standard, one important point here is that if a product complies with the standard, then a presumption of conformity with MD/EFTA regulations could be made.

WARNING: Presumption of conformity is only valid while reference to this European standard is maintained in the list published in the Official Journal of the European Union. Users of this standard should regularly consult the latest list to ensure ongoing compliance.

Next step:

The latest date by which this document has to be implemented at the national level, by publication of an identical national standard or by endorsement (DOP), is March 13, 2018.

The date by which national standards conflicting with this document must be withdrawn (DOW) is March 13, 2021.

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