This is the second edition of CAN/CSA-ISO 5356-2, Anaesthetic and respiratory equipment — Conical connectors — Part 2: Screw-threaded weight-bearing connectors, which is an adoption without modification of the identically titled ISO (International Organization for Standardization) Standard 5356-2 (third edition, 2012-11-15). It supersedes the previous edition published in 2008 as CAN/CSA-Z5356-2 (adopted ISO 5356-2:2006).
This part of ISO 5356 specifies dimensional requirements for screw-threaded weight-bearing conical connectors intended for use with inhalation anaesthesia apparatus and ventilators. Such connectors are intended for mounting heavy accessories.
This part of ISO 5356 specifies requirements for the following screw-threaded, weight-bearing conical connectors:
— 22 mm connectors;
— 22 mm/15 mm coaxial connectors.
Requirements for the application of screw-threaded, weight-bearing conical connectors are not included in this part of ISO 5356, but are or will be given in the relevant International Standards for specific medical devices and accessories.
NOTE: Requirements on cones and sockets are specified in ISO 5356-1.