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Reference EN 60601-2-23:2000
Title Medical electrical equipment - Part 2-23: Particular requirements for the safety, including essential performance, of transcutaneous partial pressure monitoring equipment
Project Number 13388
Abstract/Scope Specifies requirements for the safety, including essential performance, of transcutaneous partial pressure monitoring equipment, whether this equipment is stand alone or part of a system. Applies to transcutaneous monitors used with adults, children and neonates, and it includes the use of these devices in foetal monitoring during birth.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2000-03-15
Current Stage code deadline 2000-10-01
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 60601-2-23:1999 (EQV)
ICS 11.040.55 - Diagnostic equipment
Keywords Medical equipment; Monitoring; Transcutaneous; Pressure; Safety
Note EN following parallel vote * FR version to be circulated when available
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2000-03-15 2000-10-01  
5099 2000-01-01 2000-05-01  
5062 1999-11-19 2000-01-01  
5020 1999-08-20 1999-11-01  
1090 1999-08-18 1999-08-16  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2000-01-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2000-03-15
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2000-04-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2000-10-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2003-01-01


Supersedes EN 60601-2-23:1997
Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) EN 60601-1-1:1993
EN 60601-1-2:1993
corr. December 1997
EN 60601-1-4:1996
EN 60601-3-1:1996
EN 61000-4-3:1996
EN 61000-4-6:1996

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