IEC 60601-2-16:2018 RLV contains the International Standard and its Redline version. The Redline version is available in English only. The Redline version provides you with a quick and easy way to compare all the changes between this standard and its previous edition. The Redline version is not an official IEC Standard, only the current version of the standard is to be considered the official document.
IEC 60601-2-16:2018 applies to the basic safety and essential performance of haemodialysis, haemodiafiltration and haemofiltration equipment. IEC 60601-2-16:2018 does not take into consideration the dialysis fluid control system of Haemodialysis equipment using regeneration of dialysis fluid and central delivery systems. It does however take into consideration the specific safety requirements of such haemodialysis equipment concerning electrical safety and patient safety. IEC 60601-2-16:2018 specifies the minimum safety requirements for haemodialysis equipment. These devices are intended for use either by medical staff or for use by the patient or other trained personnel under the supervision of medical expertise. IEC 60601-2-16:2018 includes all electromedical equipment that is intended to deliver a haemodialysis, haemodiafiltration and haemofiltration treatment to a patient suffering from kidney failure. This fifth edition cancels and replaces the fourth edition of IEC 60601-2-16, published in 2012. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
a) update of references to IEC 60601-1:2005 and IEC 60601-1:2005/AMD1:2012, of references and requirements to IEC 60601-1-2:2014, of references to IEC 60601-1-6:2010 and IEC 60601-1-6:2010/AMD1:2013, of references and requirements to IEC 60601-1-8:2006 and IEC 60601-1-8:2006/AMD1:2012, of references to IEC 60601-1-9:2007 and IEC 60601-1-9:2007/AMD1:2013, of references to IEC 60601-1-10:2007 and IEC 60601-1-10:2007/AMD1:2013 and of references to IEC 60601-1-11:2015;
b) widening of the scope;
c) editorial improvements;
d) addition of requirements for anticoagulant delivery means;
e) other few small technical changes.