ASTM F565 - 04(2018) - Standard Practice for Care and Handling of Orthopedic Implants and Instruments
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ASTM F565 - 04(2018)

Standard Practice for Care and Handling of Orthopedic Implants and Instruments

Status : Current   Published : February 2018



1.1 This practice covers recommended procedures for the handling of orthopedic implants and instruments.

1.2 Hospital receiving personnel, central supply personnel, operating room personnel, surgeons, and occasionally other individuals will handle orthopedic implants and instruments. All personnel should be informed of recommended care and handling procedures to prevent damage to orthopedic implants and instruments.

1.3 This practice does not cover producer level handling and packaging procedures.

1.4 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

1.5  This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.6  This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

Standard NumberASTM F565 - 04(2018)
TitleStandard Practice for Care and Handling of Orthopedic Implants and Instruments
Publication Date01 February 2018
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Descriptors Handling of implants, instruments, material handling
File Size53 KB

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