This document specifies requirements for user-powered resuscitators intended for use with all age groups and which are intended to provide lung ventilation to patients whose breathing is inadequate. User-powered resuscitators are designated according to ideal body mass range.
Example user-powered resuscitators include:
— self-inflating bag resuscitators intended to be squeezed by the user’s hand and refilled by elastic recoil; and
NOTE 1 Self-inflating bag resuscitators are generally transit-operable and can be used in a wide range of environmental and emergency situations.
— flow-inflating bag resuscitators intended to be squeezed by the user’s hand and refilled by a flow from a medical gas source.
This document is also applicable to those accessories that are intended for use with resuscitators where the characteristics of those accessories can affect the safety of the user-powered resuscitator.
Examples of such accessories include face masks, PEEP valves, capnometric indicators, manometers, metronomes, flow restrictors, filters, gas refill valves, oxygen gas mixers, connectors, electronic feedback devices, electronic sensors and transmission of data to other equipment.
This document is also applicable to point-of-use packaging.
This document does not specify the requirements for:
— gas-powered emergency resuscitators, which are given in -;
— electrically-powered resuscitators;
— gas powered resuscitators for professional healthcare facilities; and
— anaesthetic reservoir bags, which are given in .
NOTE 2 This document has been prepared to address the relevant essential principles and labelling guidances of the International Medical Devices Regulators Forum (IMDRF) as indicated in .
NOTE 3 This document has been prepared to address the relevant essential principles of safety and performance of -: as indicated in .
NOTE 4 This document has been prepared to address the relevant general safety and performance requirements of European regulation (EU) 2017/745 as indicated in .
Status: PublishedPublication date: 2023-03
Edition: 2Number of pages: 66
Technical Committee: ISO/TC 121/SC 3 Respiratory devices and related equipment used for patient care
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