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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.

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Sustainable Development Goals

This committee contributes with 6 standards to the following Sustainable Development Goal:

5

published ISO standards *

under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 170

1

ISO standard under development *

under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 170

10

Participating members

22

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.
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Germany

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