ASTM WK38566

    Work Item: ASTM WK38566 - New Test Method for Measuring Metal Ions in Retrieved Fluid Samples from Total Joint Arthroplasty

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    Developed by Subcommittee: F04.22 | Committee F04 | Contact Staff Manager



    1. Scope

    1.1 This method details the digestion of samples and is applicable to retrieved fluid samples for metal ion measurements via ICP-MS. 1.2 The values stated throughout the standard shall be in SI units. 1.3 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.


    Keywords

    Musculoskeletal joint replacement; orthopedic device; metal-on-metal hip prosthesis; metal-on-metal total hip arthroplasty; modular acetabular system; cobalt-28 % chromium-6 % molybdenum alloy; metal ions

    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:
    08-01-2012

    Technical Contact:
    Leslie Gilbertson

    Item:
    001

    Ballot:
    F04.22 (12-03)

    Status:
    Negative Votes Need Resolution