IEC 60601: Product Safety Standards for Medical Devices

IEC 60601 is a widely accepted series of international standards for the Basic Safety and Essential Performance of Medical Electrical Equipment

As a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) approved by OHSA, Intertek is an industry leader providing Testing, Certification and in-lab support to help you navigate the requirements of the IEC 60601 series of standards. With our team of experts globally, Intertek is positioned to help determine standard applicability and execution. Through standards testing, you can support your safety claims throughout North America, Europe and beyond. We offer end-to-end solutions from product development, to review of the Risk Management File and supporting documentation, to comprehensive testing to the 60601/80601 series of standards, including an array of Collateral (IEC 60601-1-X) and Particular (IEC 60601-2-X) Standards. Intertek is your trusted partner throughout the testing process.

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