This document specifies the requirements and corresponding test methods for moulded forms, e.g. sheets and rods, made from ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) for use in the manufacture of surgical implants.
This document is not applicable to direct-moulded (near net shape), irradiated or finished products or products manufactured from polyethylene blended with additives or by blending different forms of polyethylene.
Status: PublishedPublication date: 2019-02
Edition: 5Number of pages: 5
Technical Committee: ISO/TC 150/SC 1 Materials
- ICS :
- 11.040.40 Implants for surgery, prosthetics and orthotics
This standard contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goal:
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