This document specifies the requirements and methods of test for the safety and marking of freestanding and built-in domestic cooking appliances burning combustible gases given in EN 437:2021, referred to in the text as “appliances”.
The appliances covered by this document are intended to be used in a domestic dwelling.
This document covers the following types of domestic cooking appliances:
- independent freestanding hobs;
- independent built-in hobs;
- hobs and grills;
- table cookers;
- freestanding ovens;
- built-in ovens;
- freestanding or built-in grills;
- freestanding cookers;
- built-in cookers.
This document also applies to gas cooking appliances incorporating electrical heating elements (e.g. gas-electric cooking appliances).
For appliances intended to be used in caravans, or motorhomes/mobile homes or on board of ships or aircraft, additional requirements may be necessary.
This document does not apply to:
a) outdoor appliances;
b) appliances connected to a combustion products evacuation duct;
c) appliances having a pyrolytic gas oven;
d) appliances incorporating flame supervision devices and having an automatic ignition device for which the duration of the ignition attempt is limited by design;
e) appliances equipped with a burner that is periodically ignited and extinguished under the control of an automatic on/off device;
f) appliances equipped with an oven and/or with a grill having a fan:
1) either for the supply of combustion air or for the evacuation of the products of combustion;
2) or for the circulation of the products of combustion within the compartments;
g) appliances incorporating one or more hob or grill burners that enable the user to program the delayed start of the cooking cycle;
h) appliances of categories I2N, I2R, I3R, I2E(S), I2E(R), I2Esi, I2Er, I2R and the equivalent double and triple categories which include these indices;
i) appliances of category II2E+3B.
This document does not cover the requirements relating to third family gas cylinders, their pressure regulators and their connection.