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ISO 7396-1

Medical gas pipeline systems - Part 1: Pipeline systems for compressed medical gases and vacuum

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Organization: ISO
Publication Date: 1 April 2007
Status: inactive
Page Count: 148
ICS Code (Anaesthetic, respiratory and reanimation equipment): 11.040.10
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This part of ISO 7396 specifies requirements for design, installation, function, performance, documentation, testing and commissioning of pipeline systems for compressed medical gases, gases for driving surgical tools and vacuum in healthcare facilities to ensure continuous delivery of the correct gas and the provision of vacuum from the pipeline system. It includes requirements for supply systems, pipeline distribution systems, control systems, monitoring and alarm systems and non-interchangeability between components of different gas systems.

This part of ISO 7396 is applicable to:

a) pipeline systems for the following medical gases: 

- oxygen;

- nitrous oxide;

- medical air;

- carbon dioxide;

- oxygen/nitrous oxide mixtures (see Note 1);

b) pipeline systems for the following gases:

- (*) oxygen-enriched air;

- air for driving surgical tools;

- nitrogen for driving surgical tools;

c) pipeline systems for vacuum.

This part of ISO 7396 also applies to:

- extensions of existing pipeline distribution systems;

- modifications of existing pipeline distribution systems;

- modifications or replacement of supply systems or sources of supply.

NOTE 1 Regional or national regulations can prohibit the distribution of oxygen/nitrous oxide mixtures in medical gas pipeline systems.

(*) NOTE 2 EN 14931 [23] defines additional or alternative requirements for the specific application, in particular for flows and pressures of compressed air required to pressurize the hyperbaric chambers and to drive other connected services and of oxygen and other treatment gases administered to patients.

Document History

December 1, 2017
Medical gas pipeline systems - Part 1: Pipeline systems for compressed medical gases and vacuum AMENDMENT 1
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February 15, 2016
Medical gas pipeline systems - Part 1: Pipeline systems for compressed medical gases and vacuum
This part of ISO 7396 specifies requirements for design, installation, function, performance, testing, commissioning and documentation of pipeline systems used in healthcare facilities for the...
March 1, 2013
Medical gas pipeline systems - Part 1: Pipeline systems for compressed medical gases and vacuum AMENDMENT 3: Terminology relating to alarm systems
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February 1, 2010
Medical gas pipeline systems — Part 1: Pipeline systems for compressed medical gases and vacuum AMENDMENT 2
Foreword ISO (the International Organization for Standardization) is a worldwide federation of national standards bodies (ISO member bodies). The work of preparing International Standards is...
January 15, 2010
Medical gas pipeline systems — Part 1: Pipeline systems for compressed medical gases and vacuum AMENDMENT 1: Requirements for terminal units for vacuum fitted on medical supply units with operator-adjustable portions and connected to the pipeline through flexible hoses
Foreword ISO (the International Organization for Standardization) is a worldwide federation of national standards bodies (ISO member bodies). The work of preparing International Standards is...
ISO 7396-1
April 1, 2007
Medical gas pipeline systems - Part 1: Pipeline systems for compressed medical gases and vacuum
This part of ISO 7396 specifies requirements for design, installation, function, performance, documentation, testing and commissioning of pipeline systems for compressed medical gases, gases for...
September 1, 2002
Medical Gas Pipeline Systems - Part 1: Pipelines for Compressed Medical Gases and Vacuum
A description is not available for this item.

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