IEC 60601-1-8:2003 ED1

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

Publication date:   Aug 14, 2003

General information

99.60 Withdrawal effective   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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Scope

Specifies requirements for alarm systems and alarm signals in medical electrical equipment and medical electrical systems.
It also provides guidance for the application of alarm systems.

The object of this collateral standard is to specify 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.

Life cycle

NOW

WITHDRAWN
IEC 60601-1-8:2003 ED1
99.60 Withdrawal effective
Oct 25, 2006

CORRIGENDA / AMENDMENTS

Amended by
IEC 60601-1-8:2003/AMD1:2006 ED1

REVISED BY

PUBLISHED
IEC 60601-1-8:2006 ED2