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Scope

Standardization in the field of implants for surgery 1) and their required instrumentation, covering terminology, specifications and methods of tests for all types of implants, and for the materials both basic and composite used in their manufacture and application.

1) Objects or devices which are surgically implanted in the body either temporarily or permanently for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes.

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149

published ISO standards *

related to the TC and its SCs

of which 11 under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 150

64

ISO standards under development *

related to the TC and its SCs

of which 7 under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 150

29

Participating members

16

Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 150/SC 1 Materials Sub committee
ISO/TC 150/SC 2 Cardiovascular implants and extracorporeal systems Sub committee
ISO/TC 150/SC 4 Bone and joint replacements Sub committee
ISO/TC 150/SC 5 Osteosynthesis and spinal devices Sub committee
ISO/TC 150/SC 6 Active implants Sub committee
ISO/TC 150/SC 7 Tissue-engineered medical products Sub committee
ISO/TC 150/WG 7 Fundamental standards Working group
ISO/TC 150/WG 8 Breast implants Working group
ISO/TC 150/WG 10 Use and retrieval of surgical implants Working group
ISO/TC 150/WG 12 Implant coatings Working group
ISO/TC 150/WG 13 Absorbable metal implants Working group
Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 150

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 150 :

Reference Title ISO/IEC
IEC/SC 62A Common aspects of electrical equipment used in medical practice IEC
IEC/SC 62B Diagnostic imaging equipment IEC
IEC/TC 62 Electrical equipment in medical practice IEC
ISO/TC 61 Plastics ISO
ISO/TC 106 Dentistry ISO
ISO/TC 106/SC 8 Dental implants ISO
ISO/TC 168 Prosthetics and orthotics ISO
ISO/TC 170 Surgical instruments ISO
ISO/TC 194 Biological and clinical evaluation of medical devices ISO
ISO/TC 198 Sterilization of health care products ISO
ISO/TC 201 Surface chemical analysis ISO
ISO/TC 210 Quality management and corresponding general aspects for medical devices ISO
ISO/TC 261 Additive manufacturing ISO
ISO/TC 266 Biomimetics ISO
Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 150

ISO/TC 150 can access the documents of the committees below :

Reference Title ISO/IEC
IEC/SC 62B Diagnostic imaging equipment IEC
ISO/TC 61 Plastics ISO
ISO/TC 106 Dentistry ISO
ISO/TC 106/SC 8 Dental implants ISO
ISO/TC 159/SC 1 General ergonomics principles ISO
ISO/TC 168 Prosthetics and orthotics ISO
ISO/TC 170 Surgical instruments ISO
ISO/TC 194 Biological and clinical evaluation of medical devices ISO
ISO/TC 198 Sterilization of health care products ISO
ISO/TC 210 Quality management and corresponding general aspects for medical devices ISO
ISO/TC 229 Nanotechnologies ISO
ISO/TC 261 Additive manufacturing ISO

ISO/TC 150 - Secretariat

DIN Germany
DIN Deutsches Institut für Normung e.V.
Am DIN-Platz
Burggrafenstrasse 6
D-10787 Berlin
Germany

Tel: +49 30 26 01-0
Fax: +49 30 26 01 12 31

Secretariat direct:
Mr Klaus Zeier
Tel: +49 7231 9188-15
Fax: +49 7231 9188-33