This document specifies requirements for sterile, single use drainage catheters, wound and fluid accumulation drainage systems, surgical drainage catheters and their components, where the catheter is placed in a body cavity or wound, surgically or percutaneously, for drainage of fluid or air to the exterior.
The drainage catheter is left to drain naturally or connected to a suction source for faster tissue granulation.
This document is not applicable to:
a) suction catheters;
b) tracheal catheters;
c) urethral catheters;
NOTE See ISO 20696.
d) ureteral stents, biliary stents, and other stents;
NOTE See ISO 14630 and ASTM F1828‑97 for stents requirements.
e) drainage catheters placed in digestive tracts percutaneously with gastrostomy technique;
f) neuraxial catheters used for removal of cerebrospinal fluid;
NOTE See ISO 20698.
g) enteral catheters used for removal of solutions or substances from the gastrointestinal tract;
NOTE See ISO 20695.
Status: PublishedPublication date: 2018-06
Corrected version (en): 2018-08
Corrected version (fr): 2018-08
Edition: 1Number of pages: 37
Technical Committee: ISO/TC 84 Devices for administration of medicinal products and catheters
- ICS :
- 11.040.25 Syringes, needles and catheters
This standard contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goal:
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