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Scope

Standardization in the field of surgical instruments such as forceps, scissors, scalpels and retractors.

Excluded :

  • specific instruments which are dealt with in ISO / TC 106 - Dentistry, and ISO / TC 150 - Implants for surgery.

Quick links

5

published ISO standards *

under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 170

8

Participating members

23

Observing members

* number includes updates

Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 170

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 170 :

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 106 Dentistry ISO
ISO/TC 106/SC 4 Dental instruments ISO
ISO/TC 150 Implants for surgery ISO
ISO/TC 210 Quality management and corresponding general aspects for medical devices ISO
ISO/TC 304 Healthcare organization management ISO
Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 170

ISO/TC 170 can access the documents of the committees below :

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 150 Implants for surgery 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 215 Health informatics ISO
ISO/TC 304 Healthcare organization management ISO
Organizations in liaison (Category A and B)
Acronym Title Category
WHO World Health Organization A
WCO World Customs Organization B

ISO/TC 170 - 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