BS-EN-556-1 Sterilization of medical devices. Requirements for medical devices to be designated 'STERILE'

BS-EN-556-1 - 2001 EDITION - CURRENT


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BS EN 556-1 is the standard that specifies the requirements for a terminally sterilized medical device to be designated “STERILE”.

Part 2 of BS EN 556 specifies the requirements for an aseptically processed medical device to be designated “STERILE”.

Designation of a medical device as “STERILE” is only permissible when a validated sterilization process has been applied.


Keywords

Marking;Sterile equipment;Medical instruments;Quality assurance;Quality control;Sterilization (hygiene);Medical equipment;Microorganisms

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Document Number

BS EN 556-1:2001

Revision Level

2001 EDITION

Status

Current

Publication Date

Nov. 30, 2006

Replaces

BS EN 556:1995

Page Count

12

ISBN

0580383113

International Equivalent

EN 556-1:2001/AC:2006

Committee Number

CH/198