International Standards and Conformity Assessment for all electrical, electronic and related technologies



Reference EN 60601-2-5:2000
Title Medical electrical equipment - Part 2-5: Particular requirements for the safety of ultrasonic physiotherapy equipment
Project Number 5698
Abstract/Scope Specifies requirements and tests for the safety of ultrasonic physiotherapy equipment. The aim of this second edition is to bring this particular standard up to date with reference to publications EN 60601-1 (1988) including the amendments 1 (1991) and 2 (1995), EN 60601-1-2 (1993) and EN 61689 (1996).


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2000-12-19
Current Stage code deadline 2001-06-01
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 62D
Reference Document IEC 60601-2-5:2000 (EQV)
ICS 11.040.60 - Therapy equipment
Keywords Medical equipment; Ultrasonic; Physiotherapy; Safety
Note EN following parallel vote * Supersedes HD 395.2.5 S1:1986
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2000-12-19 2001-06-01 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2000-09-01 2000-12-01  
5061 2000-07-10 2000-09-01  
5020 2000-02-25 2000-05-15  
1090 2000-02-21 2000-02-25  
1000 1996-03-11    
1000 1995-12-15    

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2000-09-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2000-12-19
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2000-12-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2001-06-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2003-09-01


Supersedes HD 395.2.5 S1:1986
Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) IEC 60050-801:1994
IEC 60469-1:1987
EN 60601-2-36:1997
EN 61102:1993
EN 61161:1994
EN 61689:1996

(1) Date of ratification (dor) date when the Technical Board notes the approval of an EN (and HD for CENELEC), from which time the standard may be said to be approved

(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

(6) This list of normative references is purely indicative. The only official list of normative reference is the list of the published standard.