Work Item
ASTM WK50120

New Test Method for Determining the Forces for Disassembly of Reverse Total Shoulder Modular Humeral Liners

1. Scope

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.


reverse total shoulder arthroplasty; humeral liner; dissociation


The test method would be used for verification of humeral liner locking system strength. To be used by manufacturers during device development and for regulatory submissions.

The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.


Developed by Subcommittee: F04.22

Committee: F04

Staff Manager: Kathleen Chalfin

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 05-21-2015

Technical Contact: Judd Day

Item: 001

Ballot: F04.22 (16-06)

Status: Negative Votes Need Resolution