IEC 61010-2-061:2018 applies to electrically powered laboratory atomic spectrometers with thermal atomization. It has the status of a group safety publication in accordance with IEC Guide 104. This fourth edition cancels and replaces the third edition published in 2015. This edition constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
- adaptation of changes introduced by Amendment 1 of IEC 61010-1;
- added tolerance for stability of AC voltage test equipment to Clause 6;
- added requirement for interlock systems containing electric/electronic or programmable components to Clause 15.