SS-EN-12183 Manual wheelchairs - Requirements and test methods

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This European Standard specifies requirements and test methods for manual wheelchairs intended to carry one person of mass not greater than 250 kg. It also specifies requirements and test methods for manual wheelchairs with electrically powered ancillary equipment. This European Standard does not apply in total to: - wheelchairs intended for special purposes, such as sports, showering or toileting, - manual wheelchairs with handrim-activated power-assisted propulsion, - custom-made wheelchairs, - stand-up wheelchairs, and - manual wheelchairs with add-on power kits used for propulsion. NOTE Requirements for electrically powered wheelchairs are specified in EN 12184.

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Medical devices. Infrastructure TSI for the trans-European high speed rail system dated 20 December 2007. Directive 2007/47/EC of the European Parliament and of the council of 5 September 2007 amending Council Directive 90/385/EEC on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to active implantable medical devices, Council Directive 93/42/EEC concerning medical devices and Directive 98/8/EC concerning the placing of biocidal products on the market

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SS-EN 12183:2014

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March 30, 2014



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EN 12183:2014(IDT)