Degrees of ingress protection provided by enclosure Manufacturer-determined degree of particle and water ingress protection, where: To identify the switch or switch position by means een which part of sn equipment is switched on in order to bring it into the stand-by condition. To identify an earth ground terminal in cases where neither the symbol nor is explicitly stated. The protective conductor connecting points shall have no other function and are not intended, for example, to attach or connect appliances or parts. Click to learn more.
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To identify the positive terminal s of equipment which is used with, or generates direct current. To indicate connection to or disconnection from the mains, at least for mains switches or their positions, and all those cases where safety is involved. Federal law USA restricts this device to sale by or on the order of a licensed healthcare practitioner. To identify an earth ground terminal in cases where neither the symbol nor is explicitly stated.
The requirements for accreditation and market surveillance relating to the marketing of products; Medical Device Directive. Fuse To identify fuse boxes or their location. Positive control Indicates a control material that is intended to verify the results in the expected positive range.
Symbols Glossary Definition You may experience issues viewing this site in Internet Explorer 9, 10 or Note 1 — The meaning of this graphical symbol depends upon its orientation. Negative control Indicates a control material that is intended to verify the results in the expected negative range. Fluid path E the presence of a fluid path. An item which poses unacceptable risks to the patient, medical staff or other persons within the MR environment. This means that you can use to fulfill the requirements for electrical safety to meet the intent of the Machinery Directive, an important aspect for obtaining the CE mark.
This website is best viewed with browser version of up to Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 or Firefox 3. Sterilized using aseptic processing techniques Indicates a medical device that has been manufactured using accepted aseptic techniques ISO Reference no. Date of manufacture Indicates the date when the medical device was manufactured. Indicates the presence of a sterile fluid path with- in the medical device in cases when other parts of the medical device, including the exterior, might not be supplied sterile.
Offerings Capabilities Brands Integrated solutions Catalogs. IEC 1 Manufacturer-determined degree of particle and water ingress protection, where: The international standards are the right place to go for , and this column will outline these best practices for use of earthing grounding symbols and markings. Indicates the need for the user to consult the instructions for use for important cautionary information such as warnings and precautions that cannot, for a variety of reasons, be presented on the medical device itself.
Non-sterile Indicates a medical device that has not been subjected to a sterilization process. IEC Reference no. For IVD performance evaluation only Indicates an IVD device that is intended to be used only for evaluating its performance characteristics before it is placed the market for medical diagnostic use ISO Reference no.
To indicate generally elevated, potentially hazardous, levels of non-ionizing radiation, or to indicate equipment or systems e. Keep away from sunlight Indicates a medical device that needs protection from light sources ISO Reference no. Overview and application Status: To identify the negative terminal s of equipment which is used with, or generates direct current. To identify the battery holder itself and to identify the positioning of the cell s inside the battery holder. The actual symbols used to indicate ground terminals are found in IEC Graphical symbols for use on equipment Figure 1.
The controlled quantity increases with the figure width. Indicates an infusion or transfusion system of the medical device that contains a filter of a particular nominal pore size.
To identify the control device by means of which a quantity is controlled. Lower limit of temperature Indicates the lower limit of temperature to which the medical device can be safely exposed ISO Reference no. For more information about safety signs and symbols, visit www. Your basket is empty. To indicate connection to the mains, at least for mains switches or their positions, and all those cases where safety is involved. To indicate disconnection from the mains, at least for mains switches or their positions, and all those cases where safety is involved.
BS EN 60417-1:1999, IEC 60417-1:1998
IEC 60417 Symbols
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