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Refrigerated display cabinets - Part 2: Classification, requirements and test conditions (ISO 23953-2:2023); German version EN ISO 23953-2:2023


This part of ISO 23953 specifies requirements for the construction, characteristics and performance of refrigerated display cabinets used in the sale and display of foodstuffs. It specifies test conditions and methods for checking that the requirements have been satisfied, as well as classification of the cabinets, their marking and the list of their characteristics to be declared by the manufacturer. It is not applicable to refrigerated vending machines, commercial beverage coolers covered by ISO 22044, ice cream freezers covered by ISO 22043. It is also not applicable to cabinets intended for storage or cabinets intended for use, for instance, in catering or non-retail refrigerated applications. The standard is not intended to specify storage temperature for foodstuff.





Planned document number

DIN EN ISO 23953-2

Project number


Responsible national committee

NA 044-00-07 AA - Refrigerated commercial and display cabinets  

Responsible european committee

CEN/TC 44/WG 1 - Commercial refrigerated display cabinets  

Responsible international committee

ISO/TC 86/SC 7/WG 3 - Commercial refrigerated display cabinets  

draft standard

Refrigerated display cabinets - Part 2: Classification, requirements and test conditions (ISO/DIS 23953-2:2021); German and English version prEN ISO 23953-2:2021
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previous edition(s)

Refrigerated display cabinets - Part 2: Classification, requirements and test conditions (ISO 23953-2:2015); German version EN ISO 23953-2:2015

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