IEC 61331-3:1998 ED1

Protective devices against diagnostic medical X-radiation - Part 3: Protective clothing and protective devices for gonads

Publication date:   Nov 6, 1998

General information

99.60 Withdrawal effective   May 7, 2014


TC 62/SC 62B Diagnostic imaging equipment

International Standard

11.040.50   Radiographic equipment



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IEC 61331-3:1998 applies to protective devices such as protective clothing for the protection of persons against X-radiation up to 150 kV, during radiological examinations and interventional procedures. It deals with general requirements on the accompanying documents, and on the design and materials used and with standard sizes, particular design features, minimum attenuation properties of materials, marking and standardized forms of statements of compliance with this standard. IEC 61331-3 covers protective clothing mainly for the protection of the operator, such as protective aprons, protective gloves, and protective mittens. It covers protective devices for gonads mainly for the protection of the patient, such as protective gonad aprons, scrotum shields, ovary shields, shadow shields.

Life cycle


IEC 61331-3:1998 ED1
99.60 Withdrawal effective
May 7, 2014


IEC 61331-3:2014 ED2