IEC 60601-2-11:1987 Withdrawn

Medical electrical equipment. Part 2: Particular requirements for the safety of gamma beam therapy equipment.


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Specifies requirements for the safety, design and construction of gamma beam equipments when used for radiotherapy in human medical practice. Applies to equipment which is intended to deliver a gamma radiation beam(s) at normal treatment distances greater than 5 cm using a sealed radioactive source(s). It is the purpose of the requirements contained in this standard to ensure that the proposed irradiation conditions are met and the actual settings retained during irradiation and that unintentional exposure to irradiation of the patient, operating personnel and the environment is kept as low as reasonably achievable.

Additional information

Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date1987-01-01
Available language(s)English/French
TC/SCTC 62/SC 62C - Equipment for radiotherapy, nuclear medicine and radiation dosimetryrss
ICS11.040.60 - Therapy equipment
13.280 - Radiation protection
File size2998 KB

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