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Reference EN 60601-2-10:2000
Title Medical electrical equipment - Part 2-10: Particular requirements for the safety of nerve and muscle stimulators
Project Number 13401
Abstract/Scope Specifies particular requirements for the safety of electrical stimulators of muscles and nerves in the specialized practice of physical medicine. It excludes stimulators used with implanted electrodes, brain stimulation, neurological research, cardiac pacemakers, defibrillators and other surgical procedures.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2000-11-13
Current Stage code deadline 2001-04-01
Deadline date for vote  


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


IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 62D
Reference Document IEC 60601-2-10:1987 (EQV)
ICS 11.040.55 - Diagnostic equipment
11.040.60 - Therapy equipment
Keywords Medical; Nerve; Muscle; Stimulator; Safety
Note Former HD 395.2.10 S1
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2000-11-13 2001-04-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 2000-04-01 2001-01-01  
5062 2000-01-21 2000-04-01  
5020 1999-08-27 1999-11-30  
1090 1999-08-23 1999-08-27  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2000-04-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2000-11-13
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2000-10-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2001-04-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) dor + 36 months


Superseded by FprEN 60601-2-10:2012
Normative reference (6)  

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of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn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