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ISO 7153-1

Surgical instruments - Materials - Part 1: Metals

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Organization: ISO
Publication Date: 1 October 2016
Status: active
Page Count: 18
ICS Code (Surgical instruments and materials): 11.040.30
ICS Code (Stainless steels): 77.140.20
scope:

This part of ISO 7153 specifies metals commonly used to manufacture various types of standard surgical instruments, including but not limited to those used in general surgery, orthopaedics and dentistry.

While this part of ISO 7153 is not intended for surgical instruments used in special applications, such as implantology and minimally invasive surgery, parts of it might be applicable to those instruments.

NOTE When selecting the grade of steel and the shape, dimensions and delivery conditions of the raw material for manufacturing surgical instruments, it is necessary to take into account factors, such as the design of the instrument or the production facilities of the manufacturer, that are not covered by this part of ISO 7153. For this reason, it is not intended, nor is it possible, for the information given in this part of ISO 7153 to remove the decision-making responsibility from the instrument manufacturer for selecting an appropriate raw product with suitable properties; nor is it intended to preclude the use of other types of steel in the manufacture of instruments, such as the use of carbon steel for cutting instruments. International Standards for surgical instruments, when published, can be observed when making this decision as they may contain additional or new information to be taken into account when selecting appropriate steel grades.

Document History

ISO 7153-1
October 1, 2016
Surgical instruments - Materials - Part 1: Metals
This part of ISO 7153 specifies metals commonly used to manufacture various types of standard surgical instruments, including but not limited to those used in general surgery, orthopaedics and...
March 1, 1999
Surgical instruments — Metallic materials — Part 1: Stainless steel AMENDMENT 1
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April 1, 1991
Surgical Instruments - Metallic Materials - Part 1: Stainless Steel
This part of ISO 7153 contains a survey and a selection of stainless steels available for use in the manufacture of surgical, dental and specific instruments for orthopaedic surgery. NOTE 1 When...
January 1, 1983
Instruments for Surgery - Metallic Materials - Part 1: Stainless Steel First Edition
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