Secretariat: SACommittee Manager:
Chairperson (until end 2023):Dr Phoebe Mainland
ISO Technical Programme Manager [TPM]:ISO Editorial Manager [EM]:
- Creation date: 1985
Standardisation of the particular requirements for basic safety and essential performance of suction devices that regulate the level of vacuum (negative) pressure applied to a patient undergoing medical or surgical treatment in healthcare, homecare, transport and field facilities. These include electrically and manually powered suction devices as well as those devices powered by a positive pressure gas source or central pipeline vacuum system. Also included are requirements for suction tubing and connectors.
These suction devices do not include: