IEC 61340-6-1:2018 

Electrostatics - Part 6-1: Electrostatic control for healthcare - General requirements for facilities


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IEC 61340-6-1:2018 applies to facilities that provide healthcare including hospitals, care centres and clinics. This document provides technical requirements and recommendations for controlling electrostatic phenomena in healthcare facilities, which includes requirements for equipment, materials, and products used to control static electricity. The requirements of this document do not apply to medical electrical equipment specified in IEC 60601-1 and in vitro diagnostic (IVD) medical equipment specified in IEC 61010‑2‑101.

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2018-09-24
Available language(s)English/French
TC/SCTC 101 - Electrostaticsrss
ICS17.220.99 - Other standards related to electricity and magnetism
29.020 - Electrical engineering in general
11.020.99 - Other standards related to health care in general
Stability date  2026
File size1245 KB

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