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Reference EN 61223-3-4:2000
Title Evaluation and routine testing in medical imaging departments - Part 3-4: Acceptance tests - Imaging performance of dental X-ray equipment
Project Number 12943
Abstract/Scope Applies to the performance of the acceptance test on dental X-ray equipment with intra-oral X-ray image receptor and dental X-ray equipment with extra-oral X-ray image receptor (for example, dental panoramic X-ray equipment or cephalometric X-ray equipment). Defines: - the essential parameters which describe the performance of the above-mentioned dental X-ray equipment with regard to imaging properties and patient dose; - methods of testing and wether measured quantities related to those parameters comply with the specified tolerances.


Current Stage code 9500
Current Stage code date 2007-03-01
Current Stage code deadline 2007-09-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 62B
Reference Document IEC 61223-3-4:2000 (EQV)
ICS 11.040.50 - Radiographic equipment
Keywords Medical; Imaging; Acceptance test; Dental; X-ray
Note D129/C071: Withdrawal procedure to be launched as soon as IEC 61223-3-4:2000 is withdrawn
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Deadline Date
9500 2007-03-01 2007-09-01  
6060 2000-09-07 2001-03-01  
5099 2000-06-01 2000-09-01  
5061 2000-04-12 2000-06-01  
5020 1999-11-26 2000-02-15  
4099 1999-11-22 1999-11-26  
4020 1998-12-11 1999-05-17  
3099 1998-12-07 1998-12-11  
1090 1998-12-07 1998-12-11  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2000-06-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2000-09-07
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2000-09-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2001-03-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2003-06-01


Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) ISO 2092:1981
EN 60336:1995
EN 60417-1:1999
EN 60417-2:1999
EN 60522:1999
EN 60601-1:1990
corr. July 1994
EN 60601-2-28:1993
HD 501 S1:1988
IEC 60878:1988
IEC 61223-1:1993
EN 61267:1994

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