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Reference EN 60601-1-3:1994
Title Medical electrical equipment - Part 1: General requirements for safety - 3. Collateral standard: General requirements for radiation protection in diagnostic X-ray equipment
Project Number 4217
Abstract/Scope Establishes general requirements for protection against ionizing radiation in medical diagnostic X-ray equipment, in order that the dose equivalent to the patient, the operator and other staff can be kept as low as reasonably achievable.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 1994-09-14
Current Stage code deadline 1995-07-01
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 60601-1-3:1994 (EQV)
ICS 11.040 - Medical equipment
Keywords Medical equipment; X-ray equipment; Radiation protection; Diagnostic; Safety
Note Superseded by EN 60601-1-3:2008
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 1994-09-14 1995-07-01 export to doc file  EN
6020 1994-08-05 1994-11-05  
5099 1994-07-05 1994-08-05  
5020 1993-12-24 1994-04-30  
1000 1993-07-21 1994-01-21  
1099 1986-09-03 1986-11-15  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 1994-07-05
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 1994-09-14
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 1994-10-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 1995-07-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 1995-07-01


Superseded by EN 60601-1-3:2008
Normative reference (6) HD 356 S1:1977
IEC 60522:1976
HD 395.2.7 S1:1989
HD 395.2.15 S1:1989
EN 60601-2-28:1993
EN 60601-2-29:1995
EN 60601-2-32:1994
IEC 60627:1978
IEC 60637:1979
IEC 60658:1979
HD 501 S1:1988
IEC 60878:1988

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of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn

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