Abstract 

ISO 10651-2:2004 specifies requirements for lung ventilators intended for home applications for those patients who are dependent on ventilatory support. Such ventilators are considered life-supporting equipment, are frequently used in locations where driving power is not reliable, and are often supervised by non-healthcare personnel with different levels of training.

ISO 10651-2:2004 is intended to be used in conjunction with the General Standard IEC 60601-1:1988.

ISO 10651-2:2004 is not applicable to cuirass and 'iron-lung' ventilators.

ISO 10651-2:2004 is not applicable to ventilators intended only to augment the ventilation of spontaneously breathing patients.

The requirements of ISO 10651-2:2004 which replace or modify the requirements of IEC 60601-1:1988 and its Amendments 1 (1991) and 2 (1995) are intended to take precedence over the corresponding general requirements.


General information

  • Status :  Withdrawn
    Publication date : 2004-07
  • Edition : 2
    Number of pages : 31
  • :
    ISO/TC 121/SC 3
    Respiratory devices and related equipment used for patient care
  • 11.040.10
    Anaesthetic, respiratory and reanimation equipment

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