Like 60601-1 before it, CENELEC and IEC 61010-1: 2010 – along with CSA and UL 61010-1 Third Edition, 2012 – are moving to Third Edition. 61010-1 is the internationally harmonized safety standard for laboratory, process control, and test & measurement equipment. Products sold into the EU must comply with the 3rd edition of EN 61010-1 by October 2013. These are Key Changes Following is a summary of the most significant changes in EN 61010-1, 3rd Edition. Clause 5 Introduces the requirement for red pushbuttons and indictors Clause 6 New allowance for products with permanent supply cords New test for transformers with a protective bonding screen New requirements for layered PWBs, molded and potted parts, and thin-film insulation With Annex K, covers the new requirements for insulation, including air clearance and creepage distances Test voltages are no longer based on clearance distances, thus interpolation is no longer needed Voltage tests on solid insulation are now 1 minute, up from 5 seconds New standard for impulse test is now EN 61180-1 (formerly EN 60060), and requires 5 impulses instead of 3 Clause 7 Requirements for sharp edges were added Introduces the new requirements for moving parts, which include risk assessment requirements New requirements for gaps between moving parts, and limiting forces and pressures New requirement for load testing on parts supporting heavy loads New requirement for support feet and castors Clause 8 Introduces risk assessment as a means of identifying the levels of energy the equipment must resist during mechanical stress testing Added the IK rating as a means to identify the degree of protection required for the enclosure, referencing EN 62262 Clause 10 Surface temperature limits were modified to align with EN 563 Clause 11 Leakage and rupture at high pressure is checked by inspection Fluids now defined as including both liquids and gases Spillage test now includes aggressive substances (as for IVD equipment in EN 61010-2-101) Clause 12 Radiation requirements have been modified to include intended and unintended emission Clause 16 New requirements for reasonably foreseeable misuse and ergonomic aspects Clause 17 (New) Added to deal with hazards and environments not covered by the standard, along with the new Annex J dealing with risk assessment Requires a review of the manufacturer’s risk assessment file as part of the overall evaluation of the product Is there anything other than this ? please share with me your experience in implementation. Also when is the target compliance completion date for USA, Canada etc Thanks!