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.


    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:

    Technical Contact:
    Amy Pieper


    D11 (14-01)

    Ballot Item Approved as D7866-2014 and Pending Publication