IEC TS 60601-4-2:2024 

Medical electrical equipment - Part 4-2: Guidance and interpretation - Electromagnetic immunity: performance of medical electrical equipment and medical electrical systems


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IEC TS 60601-4-2:2024 applies to the performance of MEDICAL ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT or a MEDICAL ELECTRICAL SYSTEM in the presence of EM DISTURBANCES. Hereafter, MEDICAL ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT or a MEDICAL ELECTRICAL SYSTEM are referred to as ME EQUIPMENT or an ME SYSTEM, respectively.
The object of this document is to provide guidance on the assessment of the performance of ME EQUIPMENT or an ME SYSTEM in the presence of EM DISTURBANCES.
IEC TS 60601-4-2:2024 cancels and replaces the first edition of IEC TR 60601-4-2 published in 2016. This edition constitutes a technical revision.
This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to IEC TR 60601-4-2:2016:
a) aligned with IEC 60601-1-2:2014 and IEC 60601-1-2:2014/AMD1:2020,
b) updated references,
c) changed conducted disturbance cable length exclusion (Table 6) from 3 m to 1 m and added a citation of IEC 61000-4-6:2013, Annex B.

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Publication typeTechnical Specification
Publication date2024-03-20
Available language(s)English
TC/SCTC 62/SC 62A - Common aspects of medical equipment, software, and systemsrss
ICS11.040.01 - Medical equipment in general
33.100.20 - Immunity
Stability date  2028
File size1277 KB

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