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COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 640/2009

Last updated: 18 November 2019

This Regulation establishes ecodesign requirements for the placing on the market and for the putting into service of motors, including where integrated in other products.

 

2.   This Regulation shall not apply to:

 

(a)

 

motors designed to operate wholly immersed in a liquid;

 

(b)

 

motors completely integrated into a product (for example gear, pump, fan or compressor) of which the energy performance cannot be tested independently from the product;

 

(c)

 

motors specifically designed to operate:

 

(i)

 

at altitudes exceeding 1 000 metres above sea-level;

 

(ii)

 

where ambient air temperatures exceed 40 °C;

 

(iii)

 

in maximum operating temperature above 400 °C;

 

(iv)

 

where ambient air temperatures are less than – 15 °C for any motor or less than 0 °C for a motor with air cooling;

 

(v)

 

where the water coolant temperature at the inlet to a product is less than 5 °C or exceeding 25 °C;

 

(vi)

 

in potentially explosive atmospheres as defined in Directive 94/9/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council (5);

 

(d)

 

brake motors;

 

except as regards the information requirements of Annex I, points 2(3) to (6) and (12).

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