IEC 60601-1-8:2006 Preview

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

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.


General information

  • Status :  Published
    Publication date : 2006-10
  • Edition : 2
    Number of pages : 144
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    ISO/TC 121/SC 3
    Respiratory devices and related equipment used for patient care
  • 11.040.10
    Anaesthetic, respiratory and reanimation equipment

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