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Reference EN 61157:2007
Title Standard means for the reporting of the acoustic output of medical diagnostic ultrasonic equipment
Project Number 20821
Abstract/Scope Establishes requirements for the declaration of the acoustic output information: be presented in technical data sheets supplied to prospective purchasers of equipment by manufacturers; be declared in the accompanying literature/ manual supplied by manufacturers; background information to be made available on request to interested parties by manufacturers.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2007-11-07
Current Stage code deadline 2008-07-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 87
Reference Document IEC 61157:2007 (EQV)
ICS 11.040.50 - Radiographic equipment
Keywords Ultrasound; Medical equipment; Acoustic output
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2007-11-07 2008-07-01 export to doc file  EN  DE
5099 2007-10-01 2007-12-01  
5061 2007-08-28 2007-10-01  
5060 2007-05-18 2007-06-06 export to doc file  EN
5020 2006-07-28 2007-01-12  
1090 2006-07-25 2006-07-28  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2007-10-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2007-11-07
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2008-01-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2008-07-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2010-10-01


Supersedes EN 61157:1994
Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) ISO 16269-6:2005
IEC 60050-801:1994
EN 61161:2007
EN 62127-1:2007
ISO/IEC Guide 98:1995

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(2) Date of availability (dav) date when the definitive text in the official language versions of an approved CEN/CENELEC publication is distributed by the Central Secretariat

(3) Date of announcement (doa) latest date by which the existence of an EN (and HD for CENELEC), a TS or a CWA has to be announced at national level

(4) Date of publication (dop) latest date by which an EN has to be implemented at national level by publication of an identical national standard or by endorsement

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of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn

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