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Dentistry - Medical devices for dentistry - Equipment

General information

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CEN/TC 55 Dentistry

European Norm


This European Standard specifies general requirements for dental equipment used in the practice of dentistry and which are medical devices. It includes requirements for intended performance, design attributes, components, packaging, marking, labelling, and information supplied by the manufacturer.
This European Standard does not apply to dental X-ray equipment.
This European Standard does not apply to any dental instruments connected to an item of dental equipment. These instruments are covered by EN 1639.
Tests for demonstrating compliance with this standard are contained in the level 3 standards, if appropriate.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard


Medical devices


Directive 2007/47/EC of the European Parliament and of the council of 5 September 2007 amending Council Directive 90/385/EEC on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to active implantable medical devices, Council Directive 93/42/EEC concerning medical devices and Directive 98/8/EC concerning the placing of biocidal products on the market

Life cycle


EN 1640:2009


prEN 1640 rev
30.98 Project deleted
Apr 24, 2018