IEC 60601-2-1:1981 Withdrawn

Medical electrical equipment. Part 2: Particular requirements for medical electron accelerators in the range 1 MeV to 50 MeV. Section One: General. Section Two: Radiation safety for equipment


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Establishes requirements for a satisfactory level of radiation safety for medical electron accelerators used in human medical practice for therapy under the jurisdiction of a qualified person. Applies to accelerators which deliver a useful beam of either X-radiation or electron radiation, with energies in the range 1 MeV to 50 MeV, and at maximum absorbed dose rates between 0,001 and 1 Gy s-1 at 1 m from the radiation source and at normal treatment distances between 0.5 m and 2 m from the radiation source.

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date1981-01-01
Available language(s)English/French, Russian
TC/SCTC 62/SC 62C - Equipment for radiotherapy, nuclear medicine and radiation dosimetryrss
ICS11.040.50 - Radiographic equipment
13.280 - Radiation protection
File size3563 KB

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