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Reference FprEN 80601-2-60:2011
Title Medical electrical equipment - Part 2-60: Particular requirements for basic safety and essential performance of dental equipment
Project Number 23009
Abstract/Scope IEC 80601-2-60:2012 applies to the basic safety and essential performance of Dental Units, Dental Patient Chairs, Dental Handpieces and Dental Operating Lights. Excluded are amalgamators, sterilizers and dental X-ray equipment.
Approval stage


Current Stage code 5091
Current Stage code date 2013-05-15
Current Stage code deadline  
Deadline date for vote  


Directive(s) MDD (93/42/EEC)
Mandate(s) M/295
Order Voucher  


IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 62D
Reference Document IEC 80601-2-60:2012 (EQV)
ICS 11.040.01 - Medical equipment in general
Keywords Medical;Dental
Note IEC 80601-2-60 prepared by ISO/TC 106 and IEC/SC 62D/JWG 11 with IEC lead * Project on hold, waiting for a decision on the Annex ZZ *
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
5091 2013-05-15    
5060 2012-01-31 2012-02-21 export to doc file  EN
5020 2011-11-25 2012-01-27  
3090 2011-08-22 2011-10-31  
5060 2010-10-04 2010-10-18 export to doc file  EN
5020 2010-06-18 2010-10-01  
1090 2010-06-15 2010-06-18  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1)  
date of Availability (DAV) (2)  
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) dor + 3 months
date of Publication (DOP) (4) dor + 9 months
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) dor + 36 months


Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) ISO 1942
ISO 7785-2
EN 60601-2-2:2009
EN 60601-2-22:2013
EN 60601-2-57:2011
EN 60664-1:2007
EN 60664-4:2006
corr. October 2006
EN 60825-1
EN 61180-1
EN 61180-2
EN 61810-1:2008
EN 62471

(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.