BS EN ISO 5360:2016 Anaesthetic vaporizers. Agent-specific filling systems

BS EN ISO 5360:2016

Anaesthetic vaporizers. Agent-specific filling systems

Status : Current   Published : March 2016



What is this standard about?

It sets out requirements for the filling systems of agent specific anaesthetic vaporizers. 

Who is this standard for?

  • Manufacturers, suppliers and operators of anaesthetic vaporizers
  • Purchasers, distributors and importers of anaesthetic vaporizers
  • Healthcare operators/hospitals/clinics
  • Healthcare regulatory bodies

Why should you use this standard? 

It specifies requirements, including dimensions, for agent-specific filling systems for agent-specific anaesthetic vaporizers. 

It supports essential requirements of the New Approach Directive 93/42/EEC.

NOTE 1: Because of the unique properties of desflurane, dimensions for this agent have not been specified. 

NOTE 2: Designs of connection system which only permit engagement of the agent-specific bottle adaptor to the bottle when the bottle collar is in place, are encouraged.

What’s changed since the last update?

This is a minor technical revision which replaces the 2012 standard. The following changes have been made:

  • Figure 5 has been technically revised
  • Minor editorial modifications have been incorporated into the text

Standard NumberBS EN ISO 5360:2016
TitleAnaesthetic vaporizers. Agent-specific filling systems
Publication Date31 March 2016
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)ISO 1101
Informative References(Provided for Information)IEC 62366–1, EN 15986, BS 5252, DIN 6164-2, SS 01 91 00, SS 01 91 02, SS 01 91 04
ReplacesBS EN ISO 5360:2012
International RelationshipsEN ISO 5360:2016,ISO 5360:2016
DescriptorsAnaesthetic equipment, Anaesthesiology, Medical equipment, Anaesthetics, Liquids, Gases, Vaporization, Filling devices, Filling, Fluids handling equipment (medical), Bottles, Threads, Collars (mechanical components), Leak tests, Colour codes, Instructions for use, Marking, Labels
Title in FrenchÉvaporateurs d'anesthésie. Systèmes de remplissage spécifiques à l'agent
Title in GermanAnästhesiemittelverdampfer. Substanzspezifische Füllsysteme
ISBN978 0 580 89578 4
File Size1.275 MB

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