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  • BS 5724-2.120(1991) : 1991

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    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  15-06-1997

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1991

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Committees responsible
    National foreword
    Section 1. General
    1. Scope and object
    2. Terminology and definitions
    3. General requirements
    4. General requirements for tests
    5. Classification
    6. Identification, marking and documents
    7. Power input
    Section 2. Safety requirements
    10. Special environmental conditions
    Section 3. Protection against electric shock hazards
    20. Dielectric strength
    Section 4. Protection against mechanical hazards
    21. Mechanical strength
    22. Moving parts
    23. Surfaces, corners and edges
    24. Stability and transportability
    Section 5. Protection against hazards from unwanted or
    excessive radiation
    Section 6. Protection against hazards of explosions in
    medically used rooms
    Section 7. Protection against excessive temperatures,
    fire and other hazards, such as human errors
    42. Excessive temperatures
    43. Fire prevention
    44. Overflow, spillage, leakage, humidity, ingress of
         liquids, cleaning, sterilization and disinfection
    45. Pressure vessels and parts subject to pressure
    46. Human errors
    49. Interruption of the power supply
    Section 8. Accuracy of operating data and protection
    against incorrect output
    50. Accuracy of operating data
    51. Protection against incorrect output
    Section 9. Fault conditions causing overheating and/or
    mechanical damage; environmental tests
    Section 10. Constructional requirements
    54. General
    55. Enclosures and covers
    56. Components and general assembly
    Section 11. Additional requirements
    101. Alarms
    102. Sound pressure level
    103. Humidifying unit
    104. Maximum air velocity in the enclosure
    105. Concentration of carbon dioxide (CO2)
    106. Provision of oxygen
    107. Electrical power supply
    AA. Rationale
    ZA. Other international publications quoted in this
         standard with the reference of the relevant
         European publications

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    Sets out safety requirements for TRANSPORT INCUBATORS, which minimize hazards to PATIENT and USER, and tests so that compliance with the requirements can be verified. Excludes EQUIPMENT which uses radiant heaters. Includes sections on protection against electric shock, mechanical hazards, excess radiation, explosions in medically used rooms, excess temperatures, fire etc., accuracy of operating data and protection against incorrect output, fault conditions, constructional and additional requirements.

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    Committee HCC/91
    Development Note SUPERSEDES BS 5724: PART 2: SECTION 2.21: 1983. AMD 7320 implements CENELEC HD 395.2.20 S1.
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

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    ISO 7767:1997 Oxygen monitors for monitoring patient breathing mixtures — Safety requirements
    ISO 32:1977 Gas cylinders for medical use — Marking for identification of content
    ISO 407:2004 Small medical gas cylinders Pin-index yoke-type valve connections
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