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IEC 60601-2-20

Medical electrical equipment – Part 2-20: Particular requirements for the basic safety and essential performance of infant transport incubators

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Organization: IEC
Publication Date: 1 September 2020
Status: active
Page Count: 48
ICS Code (Anaesthetic, respiratory and reanimation equipment): 11.040.10
scope:

This part of IEC 60601 applies to the BASIC SAFETY and ESSENTIAL PERFORMANCE of INFANT TRANSPORT INCUBATOR equipment, as defined in 201.3.208, also referred to as ME EQUIPMENT.

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 particular standard specifies safety requirements for INFANT TRANSPORT INCUBATORS, but alternate methods of compliance with a specific clause, by demonstrating equivalent safety, will not be judged as non-compliant, if the MANUFACTURER has demonstrated in his RISK MANAGEMENT FILE that the RISK presented by the HAZARD has been found to be of an acceptable level when weighed against the benefit of treatment from the device.

This particular standard does not apply to:

- devices supplying heat via BLANKETS, PADS or MATTRESSES in medical use; for information, see IEC 60601-2-35 [1]2;

- INFANT INCUBATORS which are not INFANT TRANSPORT INCUBATOR; for information see IEC 60601-2-19 [2];

- INFANT RADIANT WARMERS; for information, see IEC 60601-2-21 [3];

- INFANT PHOTOTHERAPY; for information, see IEC 60601-2-50 [4].

2 Figures between square brackets refer to the Bibliography.

Document History

IEC 60601-2-20
September 1, 2020
Medical electrical equipment – Part 2-20: Particular requirements for the basic safety and essential performance of infant transport incubators
This part of IEC 60601 applies to the BASIC SAFETY and ESSENTIAL PERFORMANCE of INFANT TRANSPORT INCUBATOR equipment, as defined in 201.3.208, also referred to as ME EQUIPMENT. If a clause or...
April 1, 2016
AMENDMENT 1 Medical electrical equipment – Part 2-20: Particular requirements for the basic safety and essential performance of infant transport incubators
A description is not available for this item.
April 1, 2016
Medical electrical equipment – Part 2-20: Particular requirements for the basic safety and essential performance of infant transport incubators
Replacement: This International Standard applies to the BASIC SAFETY and ESSENTIAL PERFORMANCE of INFANT TRANSPORT INCUBATOR equipment, as defined in 201.3.211 of this standard, also referred to as...
February 1, 2013
Medical electrical equipment – Part 2-20: Particular requirements for the basic safety and essential performance of infant transport incubators
A description is not available for this item.
February 1, 2012
Medical electrical equipment – Part 2-20: Particular requirements for the basic safety and essential performance of infant transport incubators
Replacement: This International Standard applies to the BASIC SAFETY and ESSENTIAL PERFORMANCE of INFANT TRANSPORT INCUBATOR equipment, as defined in 201.3.211 of this standard, also referred to as...
February 1, 2009
Medical electrical equipment – Part 2-20: Particular requirements for the basic safety and essential performance of infant transport incubators
Replacement: This International Standard applies to the BASIC SAFETY and ESSENTIAL PERFORMANCE of INFANT TRANSPORT INCUBATOR equipment, as defined in 201.3.211 of this standard, also referred to as...
December 1, 1990
Medical Electrical Equipment Part 2: Particular Requirements for Safety of Transport Incubators
Scope and object Scope Replace the text of this subclause by the following: Addition: This Particular Standard specifies safety requirements for TRANSPORT INCUBATORS, as defined in 2.1.101 of...

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