Work Item
ASTM WK82664

Revision of F2180-17 Standard Specification for Metallic Implantable Strands and Cables


Balloting minor revisions to add clause 4.3. This clauses have been systematically applied to the standards in F04.21 to address surgical implant material types and specifications.

"4.3 Metallic Implantable Strands and Cables shall be fabricated from a (metallic) material intended for surgical implant applications. In addition, biocompatibility of the material and final, finished device shall be established for the intended application. Materials should be chosen based on the design requirements of the particular device. ASTM committee F04 on Medical and Surgical Materials and Devices maintains a number of specifications for materials that are suitable for surgical implant and instrument applications."


Developed by Subcommittee: F04.21

Committee: F04

Staff Manager: Kathleen Chalfin

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 07-07-2022

Technical Contact: Christopher Ferreira

Item: 007

Ballot: F04 (22-05)

Status: Negative Votes Need Resolution