This part of IEC 60704 describes procedures for determining and verifying the declared values of the noise emitted by household and similar appliances.
It applies to all categories of household and similar electrical appliances covered by IEC 60704-1 and all parts of IEC 60704-2, which include particular requirements for special categories of appliances.
It applies to appliances being produced in quantity, such as in batches, series or lots, which are manufactured to the same technical specification and characterized by the same declared value of noise emission.
This part of IEC 60704:
– considers the term "declaration" to include all means for providing information on the noise emission values to potential users (consumers) of the appliances; this includes labels,
brochures, advertisements, commercial and technical information papers, etc.;
– considers the declaration for appliances manufactured by mass production;
– specifies a simple statistical method for verifying the declared values by investigating a sample of only three appliances.