This part of ISO 8835 specifies requirements for transfer and receiving systems of active anaesthetic gas scavenging systems (AGSS) intended to reduce the exposure of hospital personnel to anaesthetic gases and vapours. It does not apply to nonactive AGSS (passive AGSS) or to proximity gas extraction systems. This part of ISO 8835 also specifies requirements for AGSS in which the receiving system is integrated with the disposal system.
This part of ISO 8835 does not specify requirements for:
a) discrete disposal systems;
b) permanent disposal system installations.
This part of ISO 8835 does not specify connectors for purposes such as the connection of the exhaust outlet of gas monitors to the AGSS; a specification for such connectors is under consideration.