ASTM F921 - 10(2011)

    Standard Terminology Relating to Hemostatic Forceps

    Active Standard ASTM F921 | Developed by Subcommittee: F04.33

    Book of Standards Volume: 13.01


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This terminology covers basic terms and considerations for the components of hemostatic forceps. Instruments in this terminology are limited to those fabricated from stainless steel and for general surgical procedures. See Fig. 1 and Fig. 2.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    F899 Specification for Wrought Stainless Steels for Surgical Instruments

    ISO Standard

    ISO7151 Instruments for Surgery--Hemostatic Forceps--General Requirements Available from American National Standards Institute (ANSI), 25 W. 43rd St., 4th Floor, New York, NY 10036, http://www.ansi.org.


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 01.040.11 (Health care technology (Vocabularies)); 11.040.30 (Surgical instruments and materials)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 42142001(Floor grade forceps or hemostats)


    DOI: 10.1520/F0921-10R11

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