BS-EN-ISO-10993-1 › Biological evaluation of medical devices. Evaluation and testing within a risk management process
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2009 EDITION CORRIGENDUM 3 - Nov. 30, 2010
2009 EDITION CORRIGENDUM 4 - Jan. 1, 2017
What is BS EN ISO 10993-1:October 2009?
The main objective of BS EN ISO 10993-1 is to protect people from potential biological hazards that could arise from the use of medical instruments or medical technology. The standard contains a variety of guidelines that relate to the biological analysis and testing of medical devices, such as dental equipment and surgical implants. It has been compiled to test medical instruments within a risk management process – as part of the overall evaluation and development of each device.
How does it work?
The general principles set out in BS EN ISO 10993 were developed to help organisations or individuals to do a biological evaluation of medical equipment within a risk management process. The standard looks at the general classification of devices based on their nature and duration of contact with the body. It also explains the evaluation of existing and relevant data from all sources, before identifying information gaps. BS EN ISO 10993 also shares best practice recommendations to do a full assessment of the biological safety of medical instruments.
Who should buy it?
Anyone responsible for the biological evaluation of medical equipment
Manufacturers of medical instruments, dental equipment and implants
Suppliers of medical equipment
Medical technology, Contaminants, Dental equipment, Medical instruments, Biological analysis and testing, Biological hazards, Implants (surgical), Compatibility, Medical equipment, Dental materials, Clinical investigation instruments, Bioassay, Cytotoxicity tests
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BS EN ISO 10993-1:October 2009
June 30, 2010
BS EN ISO 10993-1:2009
Replaces BS EN ISO 10993-1:2009 which is the implementation of EN ISO 10993-1:2009, June edition.