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Reference EN 60601-2-2:2007
Title Medical electrical equipment - Part 2-2: Particular requirements for the safety of high frequency surgical equipment
Project Number 16601
Abstract/Scope This Particular Standard specifies requirements for the safety of high frequency surgical equipment and hf surgical accessories used in medical practice. hf surgical equipment having a rated output power not exceeding 50 W (for example for micro-coagulation, or for use in dentistry or ophthalmology) is exempt from certain of the requirements of this Particular Standard. These exemptions are indicated in the relevant requirements.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2007-03-29
Current Stage code deadline 2007-07-01
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 60601-2-2:2006 (EQV)
ICS 11.040.30 - Surgical instruments and materials
Keywords Medical equipment; Surgical equipment; High frequency; Safety
Note Superseded by EN 60601-2-2:2009
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2007-03-29 2007-07-01 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2006-10-01 2006-12-01  
5061 2006-08-28 2006-10-01  
5060 2006-06-20 2006-07-04 export to doc file  EN
5020 2006-04-14 2006-06-16  
4099 2005-10-07 2005-10-31  
4020 2004-11-12 2005-04-15  
3099 2004-11-09 2004-11-12  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2006-10-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2007-03-29
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2007-01-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2007-10-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2009-10-01


Supersedes EN 60601-2-2:2000
Superseded by EN 60601-2-2:2009
Normative reference (6) ANSI/AAMI HF18:2001
EN 55011:2007
EN 55016-2-1:2004
EN 60601-1-2:2001
EN 60601-2-2:2000
IEC 60601-2-4:2005
EN 60601-2-18:1996
EN 60601-2-34:2000
EN 61000-4-3:2006
EN 61000-4-6:2007
corr. August 2007

(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

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