IEC 60601-2-57:2011 

Medical electrical equipment - Part 2-57: Particular requirements for the basic safety and essential performance of non-laser light source equipment intended for therapeutic, diagnostic, monitoring and cosmetic/aesthetic use

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Abstract

IEC 60601-2-57:2011 applies to basic safety and essential performance of equipment incorporating one or more sources of optical radiation in the wavelength range 200 nm to 3 000 nm, with the exception of laser radiation, and intended to create non-visual photo-biological effects in humans or animals for therapeutic, diagnostic, monitoring, cosmetic/aesthetic or veterinary applications; hereafter referred to as light source equipment. IEC 60601-2-57:2011 does not apply to equipment for sun tanning, for ophthalmic instruments or for infant phototherapy. Light source equipment may consist of a single or multiple sources of optical radiation, with or without power supply, or may be incorporated into a complex system that includes optical, electricalor mechanical systems or sources of other radiation.

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2011-01-31
Edition1.0
Available language(s)English/French, Spanish
TC/SCTC 76 - Optical radiation safety and laser equipmentrss
ICS11.040.50 - Radiographic equipment
11.040.60 - Therapy equipment
Stability date  2021
Pages70
File size1366 KB

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