EN 60601-2-33

Medical electrical equipment — Part 2-33: Particular requirements for the safety of magnetic resonance equipment for medical diagnosis


This standard specifies safety requirements for magnetic resonance equipment and magnetic resonance systems. It specifies requirements regarding the provision of information to the operator, personnel working in the vicinity of magnetic resonance equipment and the general public. It also gives methods for verification of compliance with these requirements and describes the exposition to electromagnetic fields (EMF) by MR equipment. This standard amends and supplements DIN EN 60601-1 (VDE 0750-1):2007-07 The responsible national Committee is DKE/NAR Joint Working Committee GA 8 “Magnetic Resonance Imaging” of the Radiology Standards Committee (NAR) at DIN, the German Institute for Standardization e. V., collaborating with the Deutsche Röntgengesellschaft (German Radiological Society) and the DKE (German Commission for Electrical, Electronic and Information Technologies) at DIN and VDE and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Nuklearmedizin e. V. (DGN) (German Society of Nuclear Medicine), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Medizinische Physik e. V. (DGMP) (German Society for Medical Physics) and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Radioonkologie e. V. (DEGRO) (German Society for Radio Oncology).