ASTM WK21203

    Work Item: ASTM WK21203 - Revision of F2132 - 01(2008)e1 Standard Specification for Puncture Resistance of Materials Used in Containers for Discarded Medical Needles and Other Sharps

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    Active Standard: F2132 - 01(2008)e1

    Developed by Subcommittee: F04.33 | Committee F04 | Contact Staff Manager



    1. Rationale

    Standard is 7 years old and unreviewed; is inconsistent with and less comprehensive than other world sharps container standards; does not meet user/regulatory requirements


    Keywords

    material puncture resistance; needle disposal; puncture resistance; puncture-resistance testing; safety devices; sharps container; sharps disposal; Containers--environmental applications; Discarded medical instruments/supplies; Needles; Puncture testing; Sharps disposal; Surgical instruments--specifications;
    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    09-08-2008

    Technical Contact:
    Terry Grimmond

    Status:
    Draft Under Development