Standard Specification for Metallic Medical Bone Screws
|Publication Date:||10 October 1998|
|ICS Code (Implants for surgery, prosthetics and orthotics):||11.040.40|
1.1 This specification provides requirements for materials, finish and marking, care and handling, and some dimensions and tolerances for metallic bone screws which are implanted into bone. The dimensions and tolerances in this specification are applicable only to metallic bone screws with a spherical head, hexagonal driving slot, and a solid core.
1.2 This specification is based, in part, upon ISO 5835.
1.3 Unless otherwise indicated, the values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. The values in parentheses are given for information only.
1.4 This standard may involve the use of hazardous materials, operations, and equipment. This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.