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CSA Z168.3

4th Edition, March 1, 1997

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Anaesthetic machines for medical use

Includes all amendments and changes through Reaffirmation Notice , 2011


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  • Revision: 4th Edition, March 1, 1997
  • Published Date: January 2011
  • Status: Not Active, See comments below
  • Document Language: English
  • Published By: CSA Group (CSA)
  • Page Count: 54
  • ANSI Approved: No
  • DoD Adopted: No

Description / Abstract:

This Standard outlines basic safety and performance requirements for anaesthetic machines and components thereof for use with humans.

The requirements of this Standard are intended to enhance patient safety.

This Standard excludes requirements for anaesthesia ventilators (see CSA Standard CAN/CSA-Z168.5.1).

This Standard excludes specific provisions for

(a) anaesthetic machines equipped to deliver flammable anaesthetics agents;

(b) draw-over vaporizers;

(c) dental nitrous oxideloxygen analgesia machines;

(d) breathing circuits; and

(e) anaesthetic gas scavenging systems.
CSA B51