Work Item
ASTM WK84203

Revision of F2003-02(2015) Standard Practice for Accelerated Aging of Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene after Gamma Irradiation in Air


This test method will be updated, including the scope and appendix to reflect the current usage of the standard as a work horse for arthroplasty and new polyethylene biomaterial testing. Additional clarification/updating may also be warranted for the testing methodology based on task group feedback.


Developed by Subcommittee: F04.15

Committee: F04

Staff Manager: Kathleen Chalfin

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 11-15-2022

Technical Contact: Steven Kurtz

Item: 000