1.1This test method covers the qualitative measurement of Huber-type needles and their susceptibility to remove septum material during perforation. 1.2This test method does not address other issues that may include but are not limited to force measurement during the perforation/withdrawal, septum integrity, and any safety issues. 1.3This test method is intended for coupling a Huber needle and implantable port.
The standard will be used by industry and others to determine the susceptibility of a particular type of Huber needle to remove septum material during performation.
Keywordsmedical device; non-coring needle; core
The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.Back to Top
Ballot Item Approved as F3212-2016 and Pending Publication