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Reference EN 60580:2000
Title Medical electrical equipment - Dose area product meters
Project Number 12235
Abstract/Scope Specifies the performance and testing of dose area product meters with ionization chambers intended to measure dose area product and/or dose area product rate to which the patient is exposed during medical radiological examinations. Establishes requirements for a satisfactory level of performance for dose area product meters. Standardizes the methods for the determination of compliance with this level of performance


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2000-05-05
Current Stage code deadline 2000-11-01
Deadline date for vote  


Directive(s) MDD (93/42/EEC)
Mandate(s) M/432
Order Voucher  


IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 62C
Reference Document IEC 60580:2000 (EQV)
ICS 11.040.50 - Radiographic equipment
Keywords Medical; Electrical equipment; Dose area product meter
Note EN following parallel vote * Supersedes HD 379 S1:1979
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2000-05-05 2000-11-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 2000-02-01 2000-06-01  
5062 1999-12-16 2000-02-01  
5020 1999-09-17 1999-11-30  
4099 1999-09-13 1999-09-17  
4020 1998-06-18 1998-11-16  
3099 1998-06-18 1998-11-18  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2000-02-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2000-05-05
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2000-05-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2000-11-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2003-02-01


Supersedes HD 379 S1:1979
Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) ICRU Report 60:1998
ISO Guide:1993
EN 60417-1:1999
EN 60601-1:1990
corr. July 1994
EN 60601-1-1:1993
EN 60601-1-2:1993
corr. December 1997
EN 60731:1997
HD 501 S1:1988
EN 60950:2000
corr. February 2002
EN 61000-4-2:1995
EN 61000-4-3:1996
EN 61000-4-4:1995
EN 61000-4-5:1995
EN 61000-4-6:1996
EN 61000-4-11:1994
EN 61187:1994
corr. March 1995

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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

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(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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