Anaesthetic, respiratory and reanimation equipment (ICS 11.040.10)
Ministerial Decree No. 524/2021 (2 pages, in Arabic) mandating the Egyptian Standard ES 6576 "Anaesthetic and respiratory equipment — Breathing sets and connectors" (42 page(s), in English)
Ministerial Decree No. 524 /2021 gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the Egyptian standard ES 6576/2021 which specifies basic requirements for breathing sets and breathing tubes intended to be used with anaesthetic breathing systems, ventilator breathing systems, humidifiers or nebulizers.
It applies to breathing sets and breathing tubes and patient end adaptors supplied already assembled and to those supplied as components and assembled in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions.
This Standard is applicable to breathing sets which include special components (e.g. water traps) between the patient end and machine end which are supplied already assembled.
This Standard is not applicable to breathing sets and breathing tubes for special purposes
Worth mentioning is that this standard adopts the technical content of ISO 5367:2014.