New Edition of IEC 62489-2 Published

New Edition of IEC 62489-2 Published | In Compliance Magazine

The International Electrotechnical Committee has published a new edition of IEC 62489-2. IEC 62489-2 ed2.0 applies to “Electroacoustics – Audio-frequency induction loop systems for assisted hearing – Part 2: Methods of calculating and measuring the low-frequency magnetic field emissions from the loop for assessing conformity with guidelines on limits for human exposure.” The new edition is available for purchase on the IEC’s website.


“IEC 62489-2:2014 applies to audio-frequency induction-loop systems for assisted hearing. It may also be applied to such systems used for other purposes, as far as it is applicable. The standard is intended for assessment of human exposure to low-frequency magnetic fields produced by the system, by calculation and by in-situ testing.”

*Description from the IEC website 

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