This document specifies the requirements and corresponding test methods for moulded forms, e.g. sheets and rods, made from ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) for use in the manufacture of surgical implants.
This document is not applicable to direct-moulded (near net shape), irradiated or finished products or products manufactured from polyethylene blended with additives or by blending different forms of polyethylene.
A standard is reviewed every 5 years
Stage: 90.92 (To be revised)
Will be replaced byUnder development