IEC 60601-2-46:2023

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IEC 60601-2-46:2023 specifies safety requirements for operating tables, whether or not having electrical parts, including transporters, used for the transportation of the operating table top to or from the base or pedestal of an operating table with detachable operating table top. This particular standard does not apply to
- dental patient chairs (see ISO 7494-1),
- examination chairs and couches,
- patient-supporting systems of diagnostic, interventional and therapeutic equipment (see IEC 60601-2-54 or IEC 60601-2-43),
- operating table heating blankets (see IEC 60601-2-35),
- patient transfer equipment,
- delivery tables and delivery beds,
- medical beds (see IEC 60601-2-52 and EN 50637), and
- field tables.
IEC 60601-2-46:2023 cancels and replaces the third edition published in 2016. This edition constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical change with respect to the previous edition: structural alignment with IEC 60601-1:2005, IEC 60601-1:2005/AMD1:2012 and IEC 60601-1:2005/AMD2:2020.

Issue Date

2023-05-26

Category

MED

Included in IECEE System

2023-06-27

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The National differences and Group differences, National Deviations and Special National conditions (SNC), are based solely on information provided to the Secretariat by the IECEE Member Bodies and/or NCBs and other sources. The IEC/IECEE is not responsible for, nor will it take any position related to, the accuracy or validity of the information provided. To verify the current status of this type of information, we recommend contacting the Member Body (MB) or National Certification Body (NCB) of the relevant country.

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CanadaCanada

2023-11-08

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Laboratory Name

City

Country

Responsible National Certification Body

94342 Strasskirchen

Germany

Arnhem

Netherlands

Guangzhou

China

Campanillas

Spain

Boxborough,

United States of America

Kaufbeuren

Germany

Duluth,

United States of America

Lake Forest,

United States of America

Menlo Park,

United States of America

Fridley, MN

United States of America

Plano,

United States of America

Shanghai

China

Guangzhou, Guangdong

China

Shanghai

China

Budapest

Hungary

GORMLEY

Canada

Hannover

Germany

München

Germany

Neu-Isenburg (Zeppelinheim)

Germany

Offenbach / Main

Germany

Id

Name

City

Country

13336

Toronto, Ontario

Canada

13360

Arnhem

Netherlands

13371

Kista

Sweden

13365

Singapore

Singapore

13424

IL 60005

United States of America

13334

BRUSSELS 1070

Belgium

13349

Budapest

Hungary

13346

München

Germany

13340

Ballerup

Denmark

13344

Offenbach / Main

Germany

Id

Name

City

Country

13423

Northbrook

United States of America