BS EN 794-1:1997+A2:2009, BS 5724-2.202:1997+A2:2009 - Lung ventilators – BSI British Standards

BS EN 794-1:1997+A2:2009, BS 5724-2.202:1997+A2:2009

Lung ventilators

Status : Superseded, Withdrawn   Published : November 1997 Replaced By : BS EN ISO 80601-2-12:2011

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BS EN 794-1:1997+A2:2009, BS 5724-2.202:1997 Lung ventilators

BS EN 794-1:1997+A2:2009 specifies requirements for lung ventilators intended for medical use.

Additional Parts, e.g. concerning emergency and transport ventilators, home care ventilators, and recent developments such as jet and very high frequency ventilation and oscillation are under consideration. Requirements for ventilators intended for anaesthetic applications are given in prEN 740.

Contents of BS EN 794-1:1997+A2:2009:

1 Scope
2 Normative references
3 Terminology and definitions
4 General requirements and general requirements for test
5 Classification
6 Identification, marking and documents
7 Power input
8 Basic safety categories
9 Removable protective means
10􀀃 Environmental conditions
13 General
14 Requirements related to classification
15 Limitation of voltage and/or energy
16 Enclosures and protective covers
17 Separation
18 Protective earthing, functional earthing and potential equalization
19 Continuous leakage currents and patient auxiliary currents
20 Dielectric strength
21 Mechanical strength
22 Moving parts
23 Surfaces, corners and edges
24 Stability in normal use
25 Expelled parts
26 Vibration and noise
27 Pneumatic and hydraulic power
28 Suspended masses
29 X-radiation
30 Alpha, beta, gamma, neutron radiation and other particle radiation
31 Microwave radiation
32 Light radiation (including lasers)
33 Infra-red radiation
34 Ultra-violet radiation
35 Acoustical energy (including ultrasonics)
36 Electromagnetic compatibility
37 Locations and basic requirements
38 Marking, accompanying documents
39 Common requirements for Category AP and Category APG equipment
40 Requirements and tests for Category AP equipment, parts and components thereof
41 Requirements and tests for Category APG equipment, parts and components thereof
42 Excessive temperatures
43 R) Fire prevention
44 Overflow, spillage, leakage, humidity, ingress of liquids, cleaning, sterilization and diinfection and compatibility
45 Pressure vessels and parts subject to pressure
47 Electrostatic charges
48 Biocompatibility
49 Interruption of the power supply
50 Accuracy of operating data
51 Protection against hazardous output
52 Abnormal operation and fault conditions
53 Environmental tests
54 General
55 Enclosures and covers
56 Components and general assembly
57 Mains parts, components and layout
58 Protective earthing – Terminals and connections
59 Construction and layout
Annex A A (informative) Rationale
Annex B B (normative) Legibility and visibility of visual indications
Annex C C (informative) Typical ventilator arrangements
Annex D D (informative) Bibliography
Annex E E (informative) Auditory components of alarms
Annex F F (normative) Special national conditions
Annex ZA (informative) #Relationship between this European Standard and the Essential Requirements of EU Directive 93/42/EEC$


Standard NumberBS EN 794-1:1997+A2:2009, BS 5724-2.202:1997+A2:2009
TitleLung ventilators
StatusSuperseded, Withdrawn
Publication Date15 November 1997
Withdrawn Date30 September 2011
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN 475, EN 550, EN 552, EN 554, EN 556, prEN 737-1, prEN 737-2, prEN 737-3, prEN 737-6, EN 738-1, prEN 739, EN 980, EN 1281-1, EN 1281-2, prEN 1820, prEN 12342, EN 60601-1:1990, IEC 60601-1:1988, EN 60601-1-2, IEC 60601-1-2:1993, prEN ISO 8185-1, ISO/DIS 8185-1:1995, ISO 32, ISO 5356-2:1987, ISO/DIS 7767, ISO 9360, IEC 60079-4, EN 60801-2, IEC 60801-2:1991
Informative References(Provided for Information)NFPA 53 M, 93/42/EEC, 2006/42/EC
Replaced ByBS EN ISO 80601-2-12:2011
ReplacesBS 5724-2-2.12:1990, IEC 60601-2-12:1988
International RelationshipsEN 794-1:1997
Amended ByAMD 13084
Amendment, May 2010. Amends and replaces BS EN 794-1:1997.
Draft Superseded By00/561217 DC92/57252 DC
DescriptorsElectrical medical equipment, Medical equipment, Medical breathing apparatus, Artificial lungs, Artificial respiration, Equipment safety, Safety measures, Marking, Instructions for use, Electrical safety, Performance testing, Protected electrical equipment, Fire safety, Nuclear safety, Radiation protection, Alarm systems, Safety devices, Accuracy, Leak tests
Title in FrenchVentilateurs pulmonaires. Prescriptions particulières des ventilateurs pour soins critiques
Title in GermanLungenbeatmungsgeräte. Besondere Anforderungen an Beatmungsgeräte für die Intensivpflege
ISBN978 0 580 64439 9
File Size742.9 KB
NotesWithdrawn in error 2006.10.31 and was reinstated 2010.05.05.

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