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Reference EN 60601-2-43:2000
Title Medical electrical equipment - Part 2-43: Particular requirements for the safety of X-ray equipment for interventional procedures
Project Number 5898
Abstract/Scope Establishes safety requirements for the design and manufacture of X-ray equipment for prolonged radioscopically guided interventional procedures. Specifies information which is to be provided with such equipment for the assistance of the user and operator in managing the radiation risk arising from these procedures which could affect patients and staff.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2000-12-19
Current Stage code deadline 2001-05-01
Deadline date for vote  


Directive(s) MDD (93/42/EEC)
Mandate(s) M/023; M/432
Order Voucher BC/CLC/93-01


IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 62B
Reference Document IEC 60601-2-43:2000 (EQV)
ICS 11.040.50 - Radiographic equipment
Keywords Medical equipment; X-ray; Interventional procedure; Safety
Note EN following parallel vote * dav postponed to dav+6months * Superseded by EN 60601-2-43:2010
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2000-12-19 2001-05-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 2000-08-01 2000-12-01  
5062 2000-05-25 2000-08-01  
5020 2000-02-11 2000-05-01  
4099 2000-02-07 2000-02-11  
4020 1998-09-25 1999-03-01  
3099 1998-09-21 1998-09-25  
1000 1997-05-23 1998-08-31  
1000 1995-12-15    
1000 1995-09-06 1996-03-06  
1000 1993-08-31    

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2000-08-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2000-12-19
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2000-11-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2001-06-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2003-08-01


Superseded by EN 60601-2-43:2010
Normative reference (6) EN 60601-2-7:1998
EN 60601-2-28:1993
EN 60601-2-32:1994
HD 501 S1:1988

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