ASTM International - ASTM F1635-95(2000)
Standard Test Method for In Vitro Degradation Testing of Poly (L-lactic Acid) Resin and Fabricated Form for Surgical Implants
|Publication Date:||1 January 2000|
|ICS Code (Implants for surgery, prosthetics and orthotics):||11.040.40|
1.1 This test method covers poly(L-lactic acid) resin intended for use in surgical implants.
1.2 The requirements of this test method apply to poly(Llactic acid) in various forms:
1.2.1 Virgin polymer, or
1.2.2 Any form fabricated from virgin polymer such as a semi-finished component of a finished product, a finished product, which may include packaged and sterilized implants, or a specially fabricated test specimen.