ASTM-F749 Standard Practice for Evaluating Material Extracts by Intracutaneous Injection in the Rabbit

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Scope

1.1 This practice is a nonspecific, acute toxicity test used to help determine the biocompatibility of materials used in medical devices.

1.2 The liquids injected into the rabbits are those obtained by Practice F619 where the extraction vehicles are saline, vegetable oil, or other liquids simulating human body fluids.

1.3 This practice is one of several developed for the assessment of the biocompatibility of materials. Practice F748 may provide guidance for the selection of appropriate methods for testing materials for a specific application.

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

Keywords

acute toxicity tests; biocompatibility; intracutaneous injection; rabbits; test animals; ICS Number Code 11.220 (Veterinary medicine)

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13.01 (Medical and Surgical Materials and Devices)

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11.220 (Veterinary medicine Including equipment specific to veterinary medicine)

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Document Number

ASTM-F749-13

Revision Level

2013 EDITION

Status

Current

Modification Type

Revision

Publication Date

March 15, 2013

Document Type

Practice

Page Count

3 pages

Committee Number

F04.16