Standard Historical Last Updated: Aug 16, 2017
ASTM F1635-95

Standard Test Method for In Vitro Degradation Testing of Poly (L-lactic Acid) Resin and Fabricated Form for Surgical Implants


1.1 This test method covers poly(L-lactic acid) resin intended for use in surgical implants.

1.2 The requirements of this test method apply to poly(Llactic acid) in various forms:

1.2.1 Virgin polymer, or

1.2.2 Any form fabricated from virgin polymer such as a semi-finished component of a finished product, a finished product, which may include packaged and sterilized implants, or a specially fabricated test specimen.

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Book of Standards Volume: 13.01
Developed by Subcommittee: F04.15
Pages: 4
DOI: 10.1520/F1635-95