This is the first edition of CAN/CSA-ISO/TS 18835, Inhalational anaesthesia systems - Draw-over vaporizers and associated equipment, which is an adoption without modification of the identically titled ISO (International Organization for Standardization) Technical Specification 18835 (first edition, 2004-07-01). At the time of publication, ISO/TS 18835:2004 is available from ISO in English only. CSA Group will publish the French version when it becomes available from ISO.
This Technical Specification specifies safety and performance requirements for draw-over vaporizers and associated equipment to provide draw-over anaesthetic systems for patients weighing greater than 15 kg using both non-flammable and, in places where regulations permit their use, flammable anaesthetic agents.
No requirements for monitoring the equipment are given in this Technical Specification.