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.
KeywordsRadiation Attenuation; medical; glove; x-ray
The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.Back to Top
Ballot Item Approved as D7866-2014 and Pending Publication