IEC 60601-1-8:2006 ED2

Medical electrical equipment - Part 1-8: General requirements for basic safety and essential performance - Collateral Standard: General requirements, tests and guidance for alarm systems in medical electrical equipment and medical electrical systems

Publication date:   Jul 23, 2020

General information

60.60 Standard published   Oct 25, 2006

IEC

TC 62/SC 62A Common aspects of electrical equipment used in medical practice

International Standard

11.040.01   Medical equipment in general

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Specifies basic safety and essential performance requirements and tests for alarm systems in medical electrical equipment and medical electrical systems and to provide guidance for their application. This is accomplished by defining alarm categories (priorities) by degree of urgency, consistent alarm signals and consistent control states and their marking for all alarm systems.

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IEC 60601-1-8:2006 ED2
60.60 Standard published
Oct 25, 2006

CORRIGENDA / AMENDMENTS

Amended by
IEC 60601-1-8:2006/AMD1:2012 ED2

Amended by
IEC 60601-1-8:2006/AMD2:2020 ED2