This document specifies safety and performance requirements for items of cookware for domestic use on top of a stove, cooker or hob. It is applicable to all cookware regardless of material or method of manufacture. It is also applicable to cookware intended for use both “on top” and “in oven”.
Hob types covered by this document are gas, electric solid plate, electric radiant ring, radiant plate in glass ceramic and induction plate in glass ceramic.
This document is not applicable to pressure cookers, stove top water kettles and coffee makers.
NOTE 1 Requirements for suitability for use in automatic dishwashers are under study by a specialist group and will be added by amendment when completed.
NOTE 2 The requirements for ceramic and glass ceramic are specified in Part 2.
NOTE 3 The additional requirements for cookware for use on induction heating sources are specified in Part 3.