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Reference EN 60601-2-36:1997
Title Medical electrical equipment - Part 2: Particular requirements for the safety of equipment for extracorporeally induced lithotripsy
Project Number 5752
Abstract/Scope Applies to the safety of equipment for extracorporeally induced lithotripsy, i.e. device for treatment with extracorporally generated pressure pulses. The applicability of this standard is limited to components directly involved in the lithotripsy treatment, such as, but not limited to, the generator of the pressure pulse, patient support device, and their interactions with imaging and monitoring devices.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 1997-05-07
Current Stage code deadline 1997-12-01
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 60601-2-36:1997 (EQV)
ICS 11.040.60 - Therapy equipment
Keywords Medical equipment; Lithotripsy; Extracorporeally induced; Safety
Note EN following parallel vote
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 1997-05-07 1997-12-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 1997-03-11 1997-04-11  
5062 1997-01-31 1997-03-11  
5020 1996-10-25 1997-01-15  
1090 1996-10-22 1996-10-25  
1000 1995-12-15    
1000 1993-08-31    

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 1997-03-11
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 1997-05-07
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 1997-06-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 1997-12-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 1997-12-01


Superseded by FprEN 60601-2-36:2014
Normative reference (6) EN_NO 10002-1:1990
EN 60601-1-2:1993
corr. December 1997
DIN 50 100:1978

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