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Reference EN 60789:2005
Title Medical electrical equipment - Characteristics and test conditions of radionuclide imaging devices - Anger type gamma cameras
Project Number 15664
Abstract/Scope Specifies test methods for declaring the characteristics of Anger type gamma cameras. The latter are composed of a collimator, a detector shield and a radiation detector assembly, together with recording and display devices. It is not within the scope of this standard to address the safety requirements to be followed by manufacturers according to EN 60601-1.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2005-12-01
Current Stage code deadline 2006-08-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 62C
Reference Document IEC 60789:2005 (EQV)
ICS 11.040.50 - Radiographic equipment
Keywords Medical; Imaging device; Radionuclide; Gamma camera; Anger type
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6060 2005-12-01 2006-08-01 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2005-11-01 2006-03-01  
5020 2005-07-08 2005-09-09  
4099 2004-05-28 2004-12-03  
4020 2003-02-07 2003-07-11  
3099 2003-02-04 2003-02-07  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2005-11-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2005-12-01
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2006-02-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2006-08-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2008-11-01


Supersedes EN 60789:1993
Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) IEC/TR 60788:2004

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(5) Date of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn

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