Dentistry - Handpieces and motors
|Publication Date:||1 October 2017|
|ICS Code (Dental instruments):||11.060.25|
This document specifies requirements and test methods for handpieces and motors used in dentistry for treatment of patients and having patient contact, regardless of their construction. It also specifies requirements for manufacturer's information, marking and packaging.
This document is applicable to the following:
a) straight and angle handpieces;
b) high-speed air turbine handpieces;
c) air motors;
d) electrical motors;
e) prophy handpieces.
This document is not applicable to the following:
- intraoral camera handpieces;
- powered polymerization handpieces;
- air-powered scalers;
- electrical-powered scalers;
- powder jet handpieces;
- multifunction handpieces (syringes).
NOTE See Annex A for clarification of handpieces and motor types covered by this document.