BS EN 60601-2-50:2009+A1:2016 Medical electrical equipment. Particular requirements for the basic safety and essential performance of infant phototherapy equipment

BS EN 60601-2-50:2009+A1:2016

Medical electrical equipment. Particular requirements for the basic safety and essential performance of infant phototherapy equipment

Status : Current, Under review   Published : July 2009

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What is this standard about? 

BS EN 60601-2-50 is part of a series of international standards on medical electrical equipment, covering basic safety and essential performance for both equipment and systems. This latest update to Part 2-50 outlines guidelines and tests relating to infant phototherapy equipment. It complements BS EN 60601-1.

Who is this standard for?

  • Manufacturers, suppliers and operators of paediatric phototherapy equipment• All healthcare facilities/hospitals/intensive care units• Health and safety professionals• Regulatory bodies

Why should you use this standard?

This standard sets out guidelines for reducing the safety hazards to children and medical operators of infant phototherapy equipment by establishing particular basic safety and essential performance requirements.

Areas covered include protection against electrical, mechanical and radiation hazards, excessive temperatures and electromagnetic compatibility. 

What’s changed since the last update?

  • The standard has been systematically reviewed by experts to ensure its continued market relevance and adherence to clinical best practice
  • This new edition provides consistency with the third edition of the general standard• It refers to those applicable collateral standards listed in Clause 2 of this revised standard 
  • Additional requirements relating to a safety sign for patient eye shields and infant phototherapy equipment located under the patient
  • New warning and safety notices relating to instructions for use



Standard NumberBS EN 60601-2-50:2009+A1:2016
TitleMedical electrical equipment. Particular requirements for the basic safety and essential performance of infant phototherapy equipment
StatusCurrent, Under review
Publication Date31 July 2009
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)IEC 60601-1-2
Informative References(Provided for Information)IEC 60050-845:1987, IEC 60601-2-20, IEC 60878:2003, 93/42/EEC, IEC 60601-2-19, IEC 80601-2-35, IEC 61672-1, IEC 60601-2-21, IEC 60335-2-27:1995, ISO 3743-1:1994
International RelationshipsEN 60601-2-50 Amd 1 (12/16) IE,IEC 60601-2-50:2009,IEC 60601-2-50:2009/AMD1:2016
Amended ByAmendment, January 2017; Amendment, March 2012
Draft Superseded By15/30323076 DC
DescriptorsInfants, Therapeutics, Phototherapy, Safety measures, Electrical equipment, Electrical medical equipment, Electrical safety, Medical equipment, Medical radiology, Electronic equipment and components
ICS11.040.60
Title in FrenchAppareils électromédicaux. Exigences particulières pour la sécurité de base et les performances essentielles des appareils de photothérapie pour nouveau-nés
Title in GermanMedizinische elektrische Geräte. Besondere Festlegungen für die Sicherheit einschließlich der wesentlichen Leistungsmerkmale von Säuglings-Phototherapiegeräten
CommitteeCH/62/4
ISBN978 0 580 90075 4
PublisherBSI
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages36
File Size976 KB
Price£214.00


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