ISO 11138-1:2006

Sterilization of health care products -- Biological indicators -- Part 1: General requirements

ISO 11138-1:2006 provides general requirements for production, labelling, test methods and performance characteristics of biological indicators, including inoculated carriers and suspensions, and their components, to be used in the validation and routine monitoring of sterilization processes.ISO 11138-1:2006 specifies basic and common requirements that are applicable to all subsequent parts of ISO 11138. Requirements for biological indicators for particular specified processes are provided in the subsequent parts of ISO 11138. If no specific subsequent part is provided, this part applies.


General information

  • Status :  Withdrawn
    Publication date : 2006-07
  • Edition : 2
  • :
    ISO/TC 198
    Sterilization of health care products
  • 11.080.01
    Sterilization and disinfection in general

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A standard is reviewed every 5 years



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