This Particular Standard specifies requirements for the safety of INCUBATORS as defined in Sub-clause 2.1.101, hereinafter referred to as EQUIPMENT and designed to be installed and used in accordance with the Rules of the Canadian Electrical Code, Part I.
This Standard does not apply to EQUIPMENT which uses radiant heaters.
It also does not apply to transport incubators* used for the transportation of infants. *For these, see IEC 601-2-20.
The requirements of this Particular Standard are in addition to those of CSA Standard CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 601.1, Medical Electrical Equipment Part 1: General Requirements for Safety, hereinafter referred to as the General Standard. For the purposes of testing and approving EQUIPMENT covered within the scope of this Particular Standard, the EQUIPMENT must meet the combined requirements, as applicable, of both this Particular Standard and the General Standard.
Canadian Deviations and Editorial Changes are included in this Standard.