868.5430 Gas-scavenging apparatus.§ 868.5430 Gas-scavenging apparatus.
(a) Identification. A gas-scavenging apparatus is a device intended to collect excess anesthetic, analgesic, or trace gases or vapors from a patient's breathing system, ventilator, or extracorporeal pump-oxygenator, and to conduct these gases out of the area by means of an exhaust system.
(b) Classification. Class II (performance standards).