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Testing standards by the International Electrotechnical Commission

The International Electrotechnical Commission is the international standards and conformity assessment body for all fields of electrotechnology. The following testing standards published by this organization are particularly relevant.

Relevant standards

IEC 61000-4-2

Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) - Part 4-2: Testing and measurement techniques - Electrostatic discharge immunity test

IEC 60068-2-2

Environmental testing - Part 2-2: Tests - Test B: Dry heat

IEC 61000-6-3

Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) - Part 6-3: Generic standards - Emission standard for residential, commercial and light-industrial environments

IEC 61000-6-4

Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) - Part 6-4: Generic standards - Emission standard for industrial environments

IEC 60529

Degrees of protection provided by enclosures (IP Code)

IEC 60068-2-14

Environmental testing - Part 2-14: Tests - Test N: Change of temperature

IEC 60068-2-6

Environmental testing - Part 2-6: Tests - Test Fc: Vibration (sinusoidal)

IEC 60945

Maritime navigation and radiocommunication equipment and systems – General requirements – Methods of testing and required test results

IEC 60601-2-46

Medizinische elektrische Geräte - Teil 1: Allgemeine Festlegungen für die Sicherheit einschließlich der wesentlichen Leistungsmerkmale (IEC 60601-1 : 2005); Deutsche Fassung EN 60601-1 : 2006; einschließlich AC:2010

IEC 60601-1-11

Medical electrical equipment - Part 1-11: General requirements for basic safety and essential performance - Collateral standard: Requirements for medical electrical equipment and medical electrical systems used in the home healthcare environment

IEC 60601-1-8

Medical electrical equipment - Part 1-8: General requirements for basic safety and essential performance - Collateral Standard: General requirements, tests and guidance for alarm systems in medical electrical equipment and medical electrical systems

IEC 60068-2

a.o. climate change testing

IEC 60601-2-52

Medical electrical equipment - Part 2-52: Particular requirements for the basic safety and essential performance of medical beds

IEC 80601-2-30

Medical electrical equipment - Part 2-30: Particular requirements for basic safety and essential performance of automated non-invasive sphygmomanometers

IEC 80601-2-35

Medical electrical equipment - Part 2-35: Particular requirements for the basic safety and essential performance of heating devices using blankets, pads or mattresses and intended for heating in medical use

IEC 80601-2-60

Medical electrical equipment - Part 2-60: Particular requirements for basic safety and essential performance of dental equipment

IEC 61851-22

Electrical equipment of electric road vehicles - Electric vehicles conductive charging system

IEC 61851-1

Electric vehicle conductive charging system - Part 1: General requirements

IEC 60601-1-10

Medical electrical equipment - Part 1-10: General requirements for basic safety and essential performance - Collateral standard: Requirements for the development of physiologic closed-loop controllers

IEC 60601-1-12

Medical Electrical Equipment -- Part 1-12: General requirements for basic safety and essential performance - Collateral Standard: Requirements for medical electrical equipment and medical electrical systems used in the emergency medical services environment

IEC 80601-2-59

Medical electrical equipment - Part 2-59: Particular requirements for basic safety and essential performance of screening thermographs for human febrile temperature screening

IEC 62304

Medical device software - Software life cycle processes

IEC 62366

Medical devices - Application of usability engineering to medical devices

IEC 61340-2-1

Electrostatics - Part 2-1: Measurement methods - Ability of materials and products to dissipate static electric charge

IEC 61851

Electric vehicle conductive charging system

IEC 60539-1

Directly heated negative temperature coefficient thermistors - Part 1: Generic specification

IEC 62752

In-Cable Control and Protection Device for mode 2 charging of electric road vehicles (IC-CPD)

IEC 61340-3

Electrostatic behaviour

IEC 61340-5-1

Electrostatics - Part 5-1: Protection of electronic devices from electrostatic phenomena - General requirements