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Reference EN 61010-2-041:1996
Title Safety requirements for electrical equipment for measurement, control, and laboratory use - Part 2-041: Particular requirements for autoclaves using steam for the treatment of medical materials, and for laboratory processes
Project Number 7000
Abstract/Scope Replacement: Applies to AUTOCLAVES, including those with an automatic loading and unloading system, which incorporate a PRESSURE VESSEL, using steam within the absolute pressure range from 0 to 500 kPa, and intended for the treatment of medical materials and for laboratory processes, for example for sterilization.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 1996-03-21
Current Stage code deadline 1996-12-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 66
Reference Document IEC 61010-2-041:1995 (EQV)
ICS 19.080 - Electrical and electronic testing
71.040.20 - Laboratory ware and related apparatus
Keywords Laboratory equipment; Autoclave; Steam; Safety
Note EN following parallel vote * Corrigendum to EN issued September 1996 * Superseded by EN 61010-2-040:2005
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle
12.5 Noise emissions Manufacturing, Use B2B
13.1 Emissions to air Manufacturing, Use B2B


Deadline Date
6060 1996-03-21 1996-12-01  
5099 1996-03-05 1996-04-05  
5062 1995-12-11 1996-03-05  
1090 1995-08-21 1995-12-21  
5020 1995-08-04 1995-10-31  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 1996-03-05
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 1996-03-21
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 1996-06-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 1996-12-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 1996-12-01


Superseded by EN 61010-2-040:2005
Normative reference (6) ISO 3585:1991
ISO 6718:1991

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of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn

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