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Scope

Standardization in the field of prosthetics and orthotics, covering such aspects as performance, safety, environmental factors, interchangeability, etc.

Temporary and permanent procedures and devices are included.

Priority is given to standards on prostheses (artificial limbs and auxiliary equipment).

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28

published ISO standards *

under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 168

15

Participating members

18

Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 168/WG 1 Nomenclature and classification Working group
ISO/TC 168/WG 3 Testing Working group
Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 168

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 168 :

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 150 Implants for surgery ISO
ISO/TC 173 Assistive products for persons with disability ISO
ISO/TC 210 Quality management and corresponding general aspects for medical devices ISO
ISO/TC 266 Biomimetics ISO
ISO/TC 304 Healthcare organization management ISO
Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 168

ISO/TC 168 can access the documents of the committees below :

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 150 Implants for surgery ISO
ISO/TC 173 Assistive products for persons with disability ISO
ISO/TC 173/SC 2 Classification and terminology 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 304 Healthcare organization management ISO
Organizations in liaison (Category A and B)
Acronym Title Category
ISPO International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics A
WCO World Customs Organization B

ISO/TC 168 - 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