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Standardization of anaesthetic and respiratory equipment and supplies, related devices and supply systems.

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101

published ISO standards *

related to the TC and its SCs

45

ISO standards under development *

related to the TC and its SCs

of which 1 under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 121

31

Participating members

23

Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 121/SC 1 Breathing attachments and anaesthetic machines Sub committee
ISO/TC 121/SC 2 Airways and related equipment Sub committee
ISO/TC 121/SC 3 Respiratory devices and related equipment used for patient care Sub committee
ISO/TC 121/SC 4 Vocabulary and semantics Sub committee
ISO/TC 121/SC 6 Medical gas supply systems Sub committee
ISO/TC 121/SC 8 Suction devices Sub committee
ISO/TC 121/CAG Chairman Advisory Group Working group
ISO/TC 121/WG 1 Connectors for respiratory therapy devices and accessories Working group
ISO/TC 121/WG 3 Cybersecurity for anaesthetic and respiratory equipment Working group

Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 121

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 121:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
IEC/SC 62D Electromedical equipment IEC
IEC/TC 62 Electrical equipment in medical practice IEC
ISO/TC 58 Gas cylinders ISO
ISO/TC 58/SC 2 Cylinder fittings ISO
ISO/TC 198 Sterilization of health care products ISO
ISO/TC 210 Quality management and corresponding general aspects for medical devices ISO

 

Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 121

ISO/TC 121 can access the documents of the committees below:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
IEC/SC 62A Common aspects of electrical equipment used in medical practice IEC
ISO/TC 58 Gas cylinders ISO
ISO/TC 58/SC 2 Cylinder fittings ISO
ISO/TC 118/SC 4 Compressed air treatment technology ISO
ISO/TC 173/SC 2 Classification and terminology ISO
ISO/TC 198 Sterilization of health care products ISO
ISO/TC 210 Quality management and corresponding general aspects for medical devices ISO
ISO/TC 215 Health informatics ISO
ISO/TC 220 Cryogenic vessels ISO

 

Organizations in liaison (Category A and B)

Acronym Title Category
EIGA European Industrial Gases Association A
IFRC International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies A
WFSA World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists A
WHO World Health Organization B

Date Month Location TC/SC Note
13-17 January 2020 Lübeck (Germany) ISO/TC 121/SC 3  
18-22 May 2020 London (United Kingdom) ISO/TC 121  
16-20 November 2020 Dublin 9 (Ireland) ISO/TC 121/SC 2 **
5-9 July 2021 St. John's (Canada) ISO/TC 121 **

* Information definite but meeting not yet formally convened
** Provisional

ISO/TC 121 - Secretariat

ANSI [United States]

Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation
901 N. Glebe Road, Suite 300
Arlington, VA 22203
United States

Tel: +1 703 525 48 90
Fax: +1 703 276 07 93

Secretariat direct:

Ms Colleen Elliott
Tel: +703-253-8261