EN 60601-1:2006

Medical electrical equipment - Part 1: General requirements for basic safety and essential performance EN 60601-1:2006

Publication date:   Dec 27, 2006

General information

60.60 Standard published   Oct 20, 2006

CENELEC

CLC/TC 62 Electrical equipment in medical practice

European Norm

11.040   Medical equipment

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Scope

Contains requirements concerning basic safety and essential performance that are generally applicable to medical electrical equipment. For certain types of medical electrical equipment, these requirements are either supplemented or modified by the special requirements of a collateral or particular standard. Where particular standards exist, this standard should not be used alone.

The contents of the corrigenda of December 2006, of July 2007, the interpretation sheet 1 of April 2008, the interpretation sheet 2 of January 2009 and the interpretation sheet 2 of May 2013 have been included in this copy.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard

93/42/EEC

Medical devices

Harmonized/Supporting
90/385/EEC

Active implantable medical devices

Harmonized/Supporting

Life cycle

NOW

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EN 60601-1:2006
60.60 Standard published
Oct 20, 2006