This performance specification establishes performance requirements for the short-term utilization of a single-use, non-balloon- urinary catheter, French sizes 6 through 44 inclusive, used by the medical professions for providing a method of bladder drainage through the urethra. The product is manufactured in various sizes and materials such as latex, silicone, rubber, and various polymers (as well as combinations of these) and is provided non-sterile and sterile for single use only. Catheters whose surface has been chemically treated to effect biocompatibility or microbial properties may be tested to this specification. Catheters whose surface has been chemically treated to enhance their lubricity may be tested to this specification.
Keywordsurinary; catheters; non-balloon
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