Standard [WITHDRAWN] 2013-01
This standard specifies requirements for single-use sharps containers intended to hold potentially hazardous sharps medical waste with or without sharps protection features, for example, scalpel blades, trocars, hypodermic needles and syringes. This standard deals with sharps containers that are supplied in their entirety by the manufacturer and those that are supplied as components intended to be assembled by the user. This document (prEN ISO 23907) has been prepared by Technical Committee ISO/TC 84 "Devices for administration of medicinal products and intravascular catheters" in collaboration with Technical Committee CEN/TC 205 "Non-active medical devices" (secretariat: DIN, Germany) and with the participation of German experts. The committee responsible at DIN, the German Institute for Standardization e. V., is Working Committee NA 063-02-01 AA "Injektionssysteme" at the Medicine Standards Committee (NAMed).