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Does the regulation consider these electric fixed local space heaters, electric portable local space heaters, or both?

There are portable electric heaters sold with features which can be used to fix it on a wall and there are fixed electric heaters sold with a kit of castors. 

According to the definitions of ‘electric fixed local space heater’ and ‘electric portable local space heater’ these two types are mutually exclusive, so no product can be required to meet requirements for both categories.

Local space heaters sold with features which can be used to fix it on a wall or a fixed appliance sold with a kit of castors fall under the description are 'designed to be used while fastened or secured in a specific location or wall mounted' even though they have an alternative possible use. They are therefore electric fixed local space heaters.

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