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  • AS 2120.1-1992

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    Medical suction equipment Electrically-powered suction equipment Safety requirements

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF 1 User, PDF 3 Users, PDF 5 Users, PDF 9 Users

    Withdrawn date:  30-06-2017

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  16-11-1992

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Specifies minimum safety and performance requirements for mains electricity and battery powered transportable medical and surgical suction equipment in health care facilities, such as hospitals, for domiciliary care of patients and for field and transport use. Requirements supplement or modify the corresponding clauses in AS 3200.1.0-1990/NZS 6150. This Standard is technically equivalent to and has been reproduced from ISO 10079-1:1991.

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    This Standard is based on AS 3200.1/NZS 6150. As stated in Clause 1.3 of AS 3200.1/NZS 6150, the requirements of this Standard take precedence over those of AS 3200.1/NZS 6150.The Scope and Object given in Clause 1 of AS 3200.1/NZS 6150 applies except that Clause 1.1 shall be replaced by the following: This Standard specifies minimum safety and performance requirements for medical and surgical suction equipment (see Figure 1) in health care facilities such as hospitals, for domiciliary care of patients and for field and transport use. Although equipment may be driven by centrally-powered, piped vacuum systems, compressed gases, electricity or be manually powered for a variety of applications, this Standard addresses only transportable equipment powered electrically.Excluded from this Standard are the following:(a) Central power source (vacuum/compressed air generation), piping systems of vehicles and buildings, and wall connectors.(b) Catheter tubes, drains, curettes and suction tips. (c) Syringes.(d) Dental suction equipment, complying with AS 2686.2.(e) Waste gas scavenging systems.(f) Laboratory suction. (g) Autotransfusion systems. (h) Passive urinary drainage.(i) Closed systems for wound drainage. (j) Gravity gastric drainage.(k) Orally-operated mucous extractors.(l) Suction equipment where the collection container is downstream of the vacuum pump.(m) Equipment marked as suction unit for permanent tracheostomy.(n) Ventouse (obstetric) equipment. (o) Neonatal mucous extractors.(p) Suction equipment marked for endoscopic use only.

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    Committee HE-017
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Withdrawn
    Supersedes

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    First published in part as AS 2120-1977.Revised and redesignated in part as AS 2120.1-1992. First published in part as AS 2120-1977. Revised and redesignated in part as AS 2120.1-1992.

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    AS 2686.2-1985 Dental equipment - Suction systems - Mobile systems
    AS 1259.1-1990 Acoustics - Sound level meters - Non-integrating
    AS 1939-1990 Degrees of protection provided by enclosures for electrical equipment (IP Code)
    AS 2420-1987 Fire test methods for solid insulating materials and non-metallic enclosures used in electrical equipment
    AS 2700-1996 Colour Standards for general purposes - Swatches
    AS/NZS 2496:1995 Breathing attachments for anaesthetic purposes for human use
    AS 2496-1981 Breathing attachments for anaesthetic purposes for human use
    AS 3200.1.0-1990 Approval and test specification - Medical electrical equipment General requirements for safety - Parent Standard
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