The scope of the Committee shall be the development of standardized nomenclature and definitions of terms, test methods, recommended practices, guides, specifications and performance standards for medical and surgical materials and devices. The Committee will encourage research in this field and sponsor symposia, workshops and publications to facilitate the development of such standards. The Committee will promote liaison with other ASTM Committees and other organizations with mutual interests.
absorbable, absorbable metal, degradation
The guide will provide information about quantifying degradation properties for absorbable metals and absorbable metal medical devices. It could be used by manufacturers, material suppliers, regulatory bodies and test houses.
The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this