ASTM International - ASTM E890-94(1998)
Standard Specification for Disposable Glass Culture Tubes
|Publication Date:||1 January 1998|
|ICS Code (Laboratory medicine):||11.100|
1.1 This specification covers the requirements for disposable glass tubes suitable for general testing and culturing applications in blood banks, hematology, bacteriology, virology, and tissue culture laboratories.
1.2 For practical purposes, the word "disposable" according to this specification and expected product performance expressed in this document describes those disposable glass culture tubes which are to be used one time only. Any institution or individual who reuses a disposable glass culture tube must bear full responsibility for its safety and effectiveness.
1.3 For packaging standards, choose among the following: Specifications E920 or E921 or Practice E1133.