This International Standard specifies particular requirements for total and partial joint replacement implants, artificial ligaments and bone cement, hereafter referred to as implants. For the purposes of this International Standard, artificial ligaments and their associated fixing devices are included in the term implant, hereinafter referred to as implants.
It specifies requirements for intended performance, design attributes, materials, design evaluation, manufacturing, sterilization, packaging and information to be supplied by the manufacturer.
Some tests required to demonstrate compliance with this International Standard are contained in or referenced in level 3 standards.
Status : WithdrawnPublication date : 2002-11
Edition : 1Number of pages : 12
Technical Committee:Bone and joint replacements