ISO 8009:2004

Mechanical contraceptives -- Reusable natural and silicone rubber contraceptive diaphragms -- Requirements and tests

ISO 8009:2004 specifies the minimum requirements and test methods to be used for reusable diaphragms made from natural rubber and silicone rubber. These diaphragms are intended for contraceptive use.

ISO 8009:2004 is not applicable to other vaginal contraceptive barriers, such as those known as cervical caps, vaginal sponges and vaginal sheaths.

General information

  • Status :  Withdrawn
    Publication date : 2004-10
  • Edition : 1
  • :
    ISO/TC 157
    Non-systemic contraceptives and STI barrier prophylactics
  • 11.200
    Birth control. Mechanical contraceptives

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