Standardisation of the particular requirements for basic safety and essential performance of suction devices that regulate the level of vacuum (negative) pressure applied to a patient undergoing medical or surgical treatment in healthcare, homecare, transport and field facilities. These include electrically and manually powered suction devices as well as those devices powered by a positive pressure gas source or central pipeline vacuum system. Also included are requirements for suction tubing and connectors.

These suction devices do not include:

  • central pipeline vacuum systems;
  • anaesthetic gas scavenging disposal systems;
  • central pipeline plume extraction systems;
  • accessories such as suction ends and catheters.
  • Enlaces rápidos

    Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible

    Este comité contribuye con 7 normas al siguiente Objetivo de Desarrollo Sostenible:


    Normas ISO publicadas *

    Miembros participantes
    Miembros observadores

    * la cifra incluye las actualizaciones

    Comités de enlace a ISO/TC 121/SC 8

    Los comités que aparecen a continuación pueden acceder a los documentos de ISO/TC 121/SC 8:

    Referencia Título ISO/IEC
    IEC/SC 62D Particular medical equipment, software, and systems IEC
    ISO/TC 121/SC 2 Airway devices and related equipment ISO
    ISO/TC 121/SC 3 Respiratory devices and related equipment used for patient care ISO
    ISO/TC 121/SC 6 Medical gas supply systems ISO


    Comités de enlace de ISO/TC 121/SC 8

    ISO/TC 121/SC 8 pueden acceder a los documentos de los comités que aparecen a continuación:

    Referencia Título ISO/IEC
    ISO/TC 121/SC 6 Medical gas supply systems ISO

    ISO/TC 121/SC 8 - Secretaría

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