Medical electrical equipment – Part 2-39: Particular requirements for basic safety and essential performance of peritoneal dialysis equipment
|Publication Date:||1 April 2018|
|ICS Code (Other medical equipment):||11.040.99|
This part of IEC 60601 applies to the BASIC SAFETY and ESSENTIAL PERFORMANCE of PERITONEAL DIALYSIS ME EQUIPMENT as defined in 201.3.208, hereafter referred to as PD EQUIPMENT. It applies to PD EQUIPMENT intended for use either by medical staff or under the supervision of medical experts, including PD EQUIPMENT operated by the PATIENT, regardless of whether the PD EQUIPMENT is used in a hospital or domestic environment.
If a clause or subclause is specifically intended to be applicable to ME EQUIPMENT only, or to ME SYSTEMS only, the title and content of that clause or subclause will say so. If that is not the case, the clause or subclause applies both to ME EQUIPMENT and to ME SYSTEMS, as relevant.
HAZARDS inherent in the intended physiological function of ME EQUIPMENT or ME SYSTEMS within the scope of this document are not covered by specific requirements in this document except in 7.2.13 and 8.4.1 of the general standard.
NOTE See also 4.2 of the general standard.
This document can also be applied to PD EQUIPMENT used for compensation or alleviation of disease, injury or disability.
These particular requirements do not apply to the DIALYSING SOLUTION, or the DIALYSING SOLUTION CIRCUIT.