This specification covers disposable plastic serological pipets, calibrated to deliver when measuring volumes of liquids. The pipets shall be fabricated from crystal-grade, uncolored polystyrene, or its regrind. They shall adhere to the property requirements discussed herein for design (shape, delivery tips, top end, dimensions, and outflow times), graduation and identification markings, capacity, and accuracy and coefficient of variation.
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1.1 This specification covers disposable plastic serological pipets, calibrated “to deliver” when measuring volumes of liquids.
1.1.1 Any institution or individual who reuses a disposable pipet must bear full responsibility for its safety and effectiveness.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
D703 Specification for Polystyrene Molding and Extrusion Materials
E542 Practice for Calibration of Laboratory Volumetric Apparatus
E920 Specification for Commercially Packaged Laboratory Apparatus
E921 Specification for Export Packaged Laboratory Apparatus
E1133 Practice for Performance Testing of Packaged Laboratory Apparatus for United States Government Procurements
disposable; pipet; plastic; serological; Disposable laboratory apparatus--specifications; Laboratory apparatus--specifications; Pipets (laboratory)--specifications; Serological pipets; Styrenic plastics;
ICS Number Code 11.100 (Laboratory medicine)
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