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# ISO 12891-2

## Retrieval and analysis of surgical implants — Part 2: Analysis of retrieved surgical implants

active, Most Current
 Organization: ISO Publication Date: 1 April 2020 Status: active Page Count: 32 ICS Code (Implants for surgery, prosthetics and orthotics): 11.040.40
##### scope:

This document specifies methods for the analysis of retrieved surgical implants.

This document describes the analysis of retrieved metallic, polymeric and ceramic implants.The analysis is divided into three stages which are increasingly destructive.

This document can also be applied to other materials, e.g. animal tissue implants.

NOTE National regulations or legal requirements regarding the handling and analysis of retrieved implants and tissues and associated biological material can also apply to specific topics covered in this document.

### Document History

ISO 12891-2
April 1, 2020
Retrieval and analysis of surgical implants — Part 2: Analysis of retrieved surgical implants
This document specifies methods for the analysis of retrieved surgical implants. This document describes the analysis of retrieved metallic, polymeric and ceramic implants.The analysis is divided...
September 15, 2014
Retrieval and analysis of surgical implants - Part 2: Analysis of retrieved surgical implants
This part of ISO 12891 specifies methods for the analysis of retrieved surgical implants. This part of ISO 12891 describes the analysis of retrieved metallic, polymeric and ceramic implants. The...
February 15, 2000
Retrieval and Analysis of Surgical Implants - Part 2: Analysis of Retrieved Metallic Surgical Implants
This part of ISO 12891 provides guidance on the analyses of retrieved metallic surgical implants. Three stages of investigations are described that are increasingly destructive. Guidance is given on...