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    ASTM F1874-98(2011)

    Standard Test Method for Bend Testing of Needles Used in Surgical Sutures (Withdrawn 2020)

    Withdrawn Standard: ASTM F1874-98(2011) | Developed by Subcommittee: F04.33


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    Withdrawn Rationale:

    This test method described the procedure for bend testing needles used for the placement of surgical sutures.

    Formerly under the jurisdiction of Committee F04 on Medical and Surgical Materials and Devices, this test method was withdrawn in July 2020 in accordance with section 10.6.3 of the Regulations Governing ASTM Technical Committees, which requires that standards shall be updated by the end of the eighth year since the last approval date.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method describes the procedure for bend testing needles used for the placement of surgical sutures.

    1.2 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.



    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

    F1840 Terminology for Surgical Suture Needles


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    DOI: 10.1520/F1874-98R11

    Citation Format

    ASTM F1874-98(2011), Standard Test Method for Bend Testing of Needles Used in Surgical Sutures (Withdrawn 2020), ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2011, www.astm.org

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