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Reference EN 61331-3:1999
Title Protective devices against diagnostic medical X-radiation - Part 3: Protective clothing and protective devices for gonads
Project Number 12245
Abstract/Scope Applies to protective devices such as protective clothing for the protection of persons against X-radiation up to 150 kV, during radiological examinations and interventional procedures. Deals with: - general requirements on the accompanying documents, and on the design and materials used; - standard sizes, particular design features, minimum attenuation properties of materials, marking and standardized forms of statements of compliance with this standard. Covers protective clothing mainly for the protection of the operator, such as protective aprons, protective gloves, and protective mittens. Covers protective devices for gonads mainly for the protection of the patient, such as protective gonad aprons, scrotum shields, ovary shields, shadow shields.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 1999-01-20
Current Stage code deadline 1999-10-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 62B
Reference Document IEC 61331-3:1998 (EQV)
ICS 11.040.50 - Radiographic equipment
Keywords Medical; X-radiation; Protective device; Clothing; Gonad
Note EN following parallel vote
Special National Condition(s)  


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Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 1999-01-20 1999-10-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 1999-01-01 1999-02-01  
5062 1998-11-03 1999-01-01  
5020 1998-06-26 1998-09-15  
1090 1998-06-22 1998-10-22  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 1999-01-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 1999-01-20
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 1999-04-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 1999-10-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2001-10-01


Superseded by FprEN 61331-3:2014
Normative reference (6) HD 501 S1:1988
EN 61331-1:2002

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