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Scope

Standardization in the field of microscopy and endoscopy, including standardization of terminology, requirements, interfaces, information transfer and test methods for systems, instruments, components and accessories.

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Sustainable Development Goals

This committee contributes with 43 standards to the following Sustainable Development Goal:

41

Published ISO standards *

3

ISO standards under development *

11
Participating members
13
Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 172/SC 5/WG 3   Terms and definitions Working group
ISO/TC 172/SC 5/WG 6   Endoscopes Working group
ISO/TC 172/SC 5/WG 9   Optical performance of microscope components Working group
ISO/TC 172/SC 5/WG 10   Microscope systems Working group
Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 172/SC 5

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 172/SC 5:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
IEC/SC 62D Particular medical equipment, software, and systems IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 42 Artificial intelligence ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 121/SC 2 Airway devices and related equipment ISO
ISO/TC 201 Surface chemical analysis ISO

 

Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 172/SC 5

ISO/TC 172/SC 5 can access the documents of the committees below:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
IEC/SC 62D Particular medical equipment, software, and systems IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 42 Artificial intelligence ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 121/SC 2 Airway devices and related equipment ISO
ISO/TC 172/SC 7 Ophthalmic optics and instruments ISO
ISO/TC 201 Surface chemical analysis ISO
ISO/TC 210 Quality management and corresponding general aspects for products with a health purpose including medical devices ISO

 

Organizations in liaison (Category A and B)
Acronym Title Category
PROSCOPE Point-of-care instrument for diagnosis and image-guided intervention of Colo-Rectal Cancer A

ISO/TC 172/SC 5 - Secretariat

DIN [Germany]

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