Standardisation of the particular requirements for basic safety and essential performance of medical devices and their accessories for dispensing, delivery and removal of medical and anaesthetic gases and vapours. This includes anaesthetic gas delivery systems, anaesthetic breathing systems and any related monitoring equipment, alarm systems and protection devices. It also covers the conveying of excess anaesthetic gases to an appropriate place of discharge.

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This committee contributes with 14 standards to the following Sustainable Development Goal:


Published ISO standards *


ISO standard under development *

Participating members
Observing members

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Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 121/SC 1/JWG 1   Joint ISO/TC 121/SC 1-IEC/SC 62D WG : Anaesthesia workstations Working group
ISO/TC 121/SC 1/JWG 6   Joint ISO/TC 121/SC 1- IEC/SC 62D WG : Respiratory gas monitors Working group
ISO/TC 121/SC 1/WG 9   Anaesthetic systems Working group
Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 121/SC 1

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 121/SC 1:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 45/SC 1 Rubber and plastics hoses and hose assemblies ISO
ISO/TC 121/SC 2 Airway devices and related equipment ISO
ISO/TC 121/SC 3 Respiratory devices and related equipment used for patient care ISO


Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 121/SC 1

ISO/TC 121/SC 1 can access the documents of the committees below:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 121/SC 6 Medical gas supply systems ISO

ISO/TC 121/SC 1 - Secretariat

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