IEC 61508-3:1998 ED1


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Applies to any software forming part of a safety-related system or used to develop a safety-related system within the scope of IEC 61508-1 and IEC 61508-2. Provides requirements: - for safety lifecycle phases and actvities; - for informatin relating to the software safety validation; - for the preparation of information and procedures concerning software; - to be met by the organisation carrying out modifications to safety-related software; - for supporting tools. Has the status of a basic safety publication in accordance with IEC Guide 104. The contents of the corrigendum of April 1999 have been included in this copy.

Products specifications

  • Standard from IEC
  • Published:
  • Withdrawn:
  • Edition: 1
  • Document type: IS
  • Pages
  • Publisher: IEC
  • Distributor: IEC
  • ICS: 25.040.40
  • International TC: TC 65/SC 65A

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