This document deals with the methods for measuring the performance of electrically powered toothbrushes.
This document applies to electrically powered toothbrushes used for cleaning the teeth with electric energy to drive. Rechargeable toothbrushes and primary battery powered toothbrushes, both for adult and child, are within the scope of this standard.
This standard is just to specify the measurement method but does not define any limit value.
NOTE: The electrically powered toothbrushes are classified as follows:
Classification with regard to supply modes:
- primary battery powered toothbrush
- rechargeable toothbrush
-- wireless rechargeable toothbrush
-- corded rechargeable toothbrush
Classification with regard to moving modes:
- rotary electrically powered toothbrush
- reciprocated electrically powered toothbrush
-- linear reciprocated electrically powered toothbrush
-- rotational reciprocated electrically powered toothbrush
- vibratory electrically powered toothbrush
The different types are clarified for information, since there is no difference in the tests to be done, except for the types of primary battery powered toothbrush and rechargeable toothbrush.