ASTM WK37507

    Work Item: ASTM WK37507 - New Specification for Standard Specification for Radiation Attenuating Medical Gloves

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    Developed by Subcommittee: D11.40 | Committee D11 | Contact Staff Manager



    1. Scope

    To describe the requirements for packaged, thin film medical gloves with radiation attenuating properties intended to protect the operator or other persons from unnecessary exposure to radiation during radiological procedures by providing an attenuating barrier to radiation. Minimum attenuation values and physical property requirements will be defined.

    Currently there isnt a standard for radiation attenuating gloves to specify what qualifies as a radiation attenuating glove. To be used by manufacturers and regulatory bodies for classification of devices.


    Keywords

    Radiation Attenuation; medical; glove; x-ray

    The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.

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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    05-07-2012

    Technical Contact:
    Amy Pieper

    Item:
    016

    Ballot:
    D11 (14-01)

    Status:
    At Society Review