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Reference EN 60601-2-4:2003
Title Medical electrical equipment - Part 2-4: Particular requirements for the safety of cardiac defibrillators
Project Number 5723
Abstract/Scope Specifies requirements for the safety of cardiac defibrillators.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2003-01-31
Current Stage code deadline 2003-07-01
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 62D
Reference Document IEC 60601-2-4:2002 (EQV)
ICS 11.040.10 - Anaesthetic, respiratory and reanimation equipment
Keywords Medical equipment; Defibrillator; Cardiac; Safety
Note Supersedes HD 395.2.4 S1:1988 * Superseded by EN 60601-2-4:2011
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2003-01-31 2003-07-01 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2002-10-01 2003-02-01  
5061 2002-08-27 2002-10-01  
5020 2002-06-07 2002-08-09  
4099 2002-06-04 2002-06-07  
4020 2000-11-24 2001-04-27  
3099 2000-11-20 2000-11-24  
2020 1999-10-06 2000-04-06  
2020 1997-08-21 1998-12-31  
1000 1996-03-11 1996-09-11  
1000 1993-08-31    

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2002-10-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2003-01-31
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2003-01-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2003-08-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2005-10-01


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