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European CEN 'C' standards for food machinery safety

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The British Standards listed below provide the safety design requirements for food processing machinery.

Most of these Standards have been updated since publication (e.g. BSEN453:2000 was updated in 2009 to become BSEN453:2000 + A1:2009). These regular +A1, +A2 etc. updates are not shown on the tables below.

The Standards are based on European CEN Standards and are available from British Standards Institution Tel: 020 8996 9001

Generic standards for all food machines

Bakery machinery

Meat machinery

Edible oils and fats

Pasta machinery

Fish processing machinery

Cereal processing

Dairy machinery

Catering machinery

Other useful British Standards:

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Updated 2020-09-28