ISO 10993-1:2003 describes
- the general principles governing the biological evaluation of medical devices;
- the categorization of devices based on the nature and duration of their contact with the body;
- the selection of appropriate tests.
It does not cover testing of materials and devices that do not come into direct or indirect contact with the patient's body, nor does it cover biological hazards arising from any mechanical failure.
Other parts of ISO 10993 cover specific tests.
Status: WithdrawnPublication date: 2003-08
Edition: 3Number of pages: 14
Technical Committee: ISO/TC 194 Biological and clinical evaluation of medical devices
- ICS :
- 11.100.20 Biological evaluation of medical devices
ISO 10993-1:2003Stage: 95.99
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