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EN 556-2:2015

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Sterilization of medical devices - Requirements for medical devices to be designated 'STERILE" - Part 2: Requirements for aseptically processed medical devices
Published date

02-09-2015

European foreword
Introduction
1 Scope
2 Normative references
3 Terms and definitions
4 Requirements
Annex ZA (informative) - Relationship between this
         European Standard and the Essential
         Requirements of EU Directive 90/385/EEC on
         active implantable medical devices
Annex ZB (informative) - Relationship between this
         European Standard and the Essential
         Requirements of EU Directive 93/42/EEC on
         medical devices
Annex ZC (informative) - Relationship between this
         European Standard and the Essential
         Requirements of EU Directive 98/79/EC on in
         vitro diagnostic medical devices
Bibliography

This European Standard specifies the requirements for an aseptically processed medical device to be designated 'STERILE'.NOTEFor the purpose of the EU Directive(s) for medical devices (see Bibliography), designating that a medical device is 'STERILE' is permissible when a validated manufacturing and sterilization process has been applied. Requirements for validation and routine control of aseptic processes are specified in EN ISO 13408 1. Specific requirements for the aseptic processing of solid medical devices and combination products are specified in ISO 13408 7.

Committee
CEN/TC 204
DevelopmentNote
Supersedes PREN 556-2. (09/2015)
DocumentType
Standard
PublisherName
Comite Europeen de Normalisation
Status
Current
Supersedes

Standards Relationship
NBN EN 556-2 : 2015 Identical
PN EN 556-2 : 2015 Identical
DIN EN 556-2:2015-11 Identical
NEN EN 556-2 : 2015 Identical
SS-EN 556-2:2015 Identical
BS EN 556-2:2015 Identical
UNI EN 556-2 : 2015 Identical
UNI EN 556-2 : 2005 Identical
UNE-EN 556-2:2016 Identical
SN EN 556-2 : 2015 Identical
NS EN 556-2 : 2003 Identical
NF EN 556-2 : 2015 Identical
I.S. EN 556-2:2015 Identical

DIN EN ISO 12417-1 E : 2016 CARDIOVASCULAR IMPLANTS AND EXTRACORPOREAL SYSTEMS - VASCULAR DEVICE-DRUG COMBINATION PRODUCTS - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS (ISO 12417-1:2015)
07/30165249 DC : 0 BS EN 15154-3 - EMERGENCY SAFETY SHOWERS - PART 3: NON PLUMBED-IN BODY SHOWERS
UNI EN 15154-4 : 2009 EMERGENCY SAFETY SHOWERS - PART 4: NON PLUMBED-IN EYEWASH UNITS
06/30123163 DC : 0 BS EN 1041 - INFORMATION SUPPLIED BY THE MANUFACTURER WITH MEDICAL DEVICES
I.S. EN 13824:2005 STERILIZATION OF MEDICAL DEVICES - ASEPTIC PROCESSING OF LIQUID MEDICAL DEVICES - REQUIREMENTS
DIN EN ISO 12417-1:2016-02 CARDIOVASCULAR IMPLANTS AND EXTRACORPOREAL SYSTEMS - VASCULAR DEVICE-DRUG COMBINATION PRODUCTS - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS (ISO 12417-1:2015)
DIN EN 15154-3:2009-07 EMERGENCY SAFETY SHOWERS - PART 3: NON PLUMBED-IN BODY SHOWERS
BS EN ISO 6710:2017 Single-use containers for human venous blood specimen collection
AAMI ISO 13408-1 : 2008 : R2011 ASEPTIC PROCESSING OF HEALTH CARE PRODUCTS - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
BS EN ISO 14534:2015 Ophthalmic optics. Contact lenses and contact lens care products. Fundamental requirements
BS EN 13824:2004 Sterilization of medical devices. Aseptic processing of liquid medical devices. Requirements
ISO 13408-1:2008 Aseptic processing of health care products — Part 1: General requirements
BS EN 15154-3:2009 Emergency safety showers Non plumbed-in body showers
I.S. EN 1041:2008+A1:2013 INFORMATION SUPPLIED BY THE MANUFACTURER OF MEDICAL DEVICES
I.S. EN ISO 6710:2017 SINGLE-USE CONTAINERS FOR HUMAN VENOUS BLOOD SPECIMEN COLLECTION (ISO 6710:2017)
14/30251609 DC : 0 BS EN ISO 12417-1 - CARDIOVASCULAR IMPLANTS AND EXTRACORPOREAL SYSTEMS - VASCULAR DEVICE-DRUG COMBINATION PRODUCTS - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
DIN EN ISO 13408-1:2015-12 ASEPTIC PROCESSING OF HEALTH CARE PRODUCTS - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS (ISO 13408-1:2008, INCLUDING AMD 1:2013)
BS EN ISO 13408-1:2015 Aseptic processing of health care products General requirements
CEI UNI EN 1041 : 2014 INFORMATION SUPPLIED BY THE MANUFACTURER OF MEDICAL DEVICES
UNI EN 15154-3 : 2009 EMERGENCY SAFETY SHOWERS - PART 3: NON PLUMBED-IN BODY SHOWERS
EN ISO 6710:2017 Single-use containers for human venous blood specimen collection (ISO 6710:2017)
DIN EN 1041:2013-12 Information supplied by the manufacturer of medical devices (includes Amendment A1:2013)
I.S. EN ISO 14534:2015 OPHTHALMIC OPTICS - CONTACT LENSES AND CONTACT LENS CARE PRODUCTS - FUNDAMENTAL REQUIREMENTS (ISO 14534:2011)
16/30348158 DC : 0 BS EN ISO 6710 - SINGLE-USE CONTAINERS FOR VENOUS BLOOD SPECIMEN COLLECTION
BS EN ISO 12417-1:2015 Cardiovascular implants and extracorporeal systems. Vascular device-drug combination products General requirements
EN 1041:2008+A1:2013 Information supplied by the manufacturer of medical devices
09/30207531 DC : 0 BS EN ISO 14534 - OPHTHALMIC OPTICS - CONTACT LENSES AND CONTACT LENS CARE PRODUCTS - FUNDAMENTAL REQUIREMENTS
07/30090385 DC : 0 ISO 13408-1 - ASEPTIC PROCESSING OF HEALTH CARE PRODUCTS - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
ISO 6710:2017 Single-use containers for human venous blood specimen collection
UNI CEI EN 1041 : 2013 INFORMATION SUPPLIED BY THE MANUFACTURER OF MEDICAL DEVICES
AAMI ISO 13408-1 : 2008 : INC : AMD 1 : 2013 : R201100 ASEPTIC PROCESSING OF HEALTH CARE PRODUCTS - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
ISO/TR 12417-2:2017 Cardiovascular implants and extracorporeal systems — Vascular device-drug combination products — Part 2: Local regulatory information
AAMI ISO 13408-1:2008 ASEPTIC PROCESSING OF HEALTH CARE PRODUCTS - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
DIN EN ISO 14534:2015-08 Ophthalmic optics - Contact lenses and contact lens care products - Fundamental requirements (ISO 14534:2011)
ISO 14534:2011 Ophthalmic optics Contact lenses and contact lens care products Fundamental requirements
UNE-EN ISO 14534:2015 Ophthalmic optics - Contact lenses and contact lens care products - Fundamental requirements (ISO 14534:2011)
BS EN 1041 : 2008 INFORMATION SUPPLIED BY THE MANUFACTURER OF MEDICAL DEVICES
ISO 12417-1:2015 Cardiovascular implants and extracorporeal systems — Vascular device-drug combination products — Part 1: General requirements
EN 15154-4:2009 Emergency safety showers - Part 4: Non plumbed-in eyewash units
EN 15154-3:2009 Emergency safety showers - Part 3: Non plumbed-in body showers
EN ISO 13408-1:2015 Aseptic processing of health care products - Part 1: General requirements (ISO 13408-1:2008, including Amd 1:2013)
EN ISO 14534:2015 Ophthalmic optics - Contact lenses and contact lens care products - Fundamental requirements (ISO 14534:2011)
EN ISO 12417-1:2015 Cardiovascular implants and extracorporeal systems - Vascular device-drug combination products - Part 1: General requirements (ISO 12417-1:2015)
EN 13824 : 2004 STERILIZATION OF MEDICAL DEVICES - ASEPTIC PROCESSING OF LIQUID MEDICAL DEVICES - REQUIREMENTS
BS EN 15154-4:2009 Emergency safety showers Non plumbed-in eyewash units
DIN EN 15154-4:2009-07 EMERGENCY SAFETY SHOWERS - PART 4: NON PLUMBED-IN EYEWASH UNITS
I.S. EN 15154-4:2009 EMERGENCY SAFETY SHOWERS - PART 4: NON PLUMBED-IN EYEWASH UNITS
DD ISO/TS 12417:2011 Cardiovascular implants and extracorporeal systems. Vascular device-drug combination products
I.S. EN ISO 13408-1:2015 ASEPTIC PROCESSING OF HEALTH CARE PRODUCTS - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS (ISO 13408-1:2008, INCLUDING AMD 1:2013)
I.S. EN 15154-3:2009 EMERGENCY SAFETY SHOWERS - PART 3: NON PLUMBED-IN BODY SHOWERS
I.S. EN ISO 12417-1:2015 CARDIOVASCULAR IMPLANTS AND EXTRACORPOREAL SYSTEMS - VASCULAR DEVICE-DRUG COMBINATION PRODUCTS - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS (ISO 12417-1:2015)
DIN EN 13824:2005-02 STERILIZATION OF MEDICAL DEVICES - ASEPTIC PROCESSING OF LIQUID MEDICAL DEVICES - REQUIREMENTS

ISO 13408-4:2005 Aseptic processing of health care products — Part 4: Clean-in-place technologies
EN ISO 11737-2:2009 Sterilization of medical devices - Microbiological methods - Part 2: Tests of sterility performed in the definition, validation and maintenance of a sterilization process (ISO 11737-2:2009)
ISO 11137-1:2006 Sterilization of health care products Radiation Part 1: Requirements for development, validation and routine control of a sterilization process for medical devices
ISO 13408-7:2012 Aseptic processing of health care products — Part 7: Alternative processes for medical devices and combination products
EN ISO 14937:2009 Sterilization of health care products - General requirements for characterization of a sterilizing agent and the development, validation and routine control of a sterilization process for medical devices (ISO 14937:2009)
ISO 14160:2011 Sterilization of health care products Liquid chemical sterilizing agents for single-use medical devices utilizing animal tissues and their derivatives Requirements for characterization, development, validation and routine control of a sterilization process for medical devices
EN ISO 13408-3:2011 Aseptic processing of health care products - Part 3: Lyophilization (ISO 13408-3:2006)
EN ISO 13408-4:2011 Aseptic processing of health care products - Part 4: Clean-in-place technologies (ISO 13408-4:2005)
ISO 11135:2014 Sterilization of health-care products Ethylene oxide Requirements for the development, validation and routine control of a sterilization process for medical devices
EN ISO 13408-5:2011 Aseptic processing of health care products - Part 5: Sterilization in place (ISO 13408-5:2006)
ISO 13408-2:2003 Aseptic processing of health care products Part 2: Filtration
ISO 11737-2:2009 Sterilization of medical devices Microbiological methods Part 2: Tests of sterility performed in the definition, validation and maintenance of a sterilization process
ISO 11737-1:2006 Sterilization of medical devices Microbiological methods Part 1: Determination of a population of microorganisms on products
ISO/TS 17665-2:2009 Sterilization of health care products Moist heat Part 2: Guidance on the application of ISO 17665-1
EN ISO 13408-1:2015 Aseptic processing of health care products - Part 1: General requirements (ISO 13408-1:2008, including Amd 1:2013)
ISO 13485:2016 Medical devices Quality management systems Requirements for regulatory purposes
ISO 14937:2009 Sterilization of health care products General requirements for characterization of a sterilizing agent and the development, validation and routine control of a sterilization process for medical devices
ISO 25424:2009 Sterilization of medical devices Low temperature steam and formaldehyde Requirements for development, validation and routine control of a sterilization process for medical devices
CEN ISO/TS 17665-2:2009 Sterilization of health care products - Moist heat - Part 2: Guidance on the application of ISO 17665-1 (ISO/TS 17665-2:2009)
EN ISO 11135:2014 Sterilization of health-care products - Ethylene oxide - Requirements for the development, validation and routine control of a sterilization process for medical devices (ISO 11135:2014)
ISO 13408-3:2006 Aseptic processing of health care products Part 3: Lyophilization
EN ISO 25424:2011 Sterilization of medical devices - Low temperature steam and formaldehyde - Requirements for development, validation and routine control of a sterilization process for medical devices (ISO 25424:2009)
EN ISO 11137-2:2015 Sterilization of health care products - Radiation - Part 2: Establishing the sterilization dose (ISO 11137-2:2013)
EN ISO 9001:2015 Quality management systems - Requirements (ISO 9001:2015)
ISO 13408-1:2008 Aseptic processing of health care products — Part 1: General requirements
ISO 20857:2010 Sterilization of health care products Dry heat Requirements for the development, validation and routine control of a sterilization process for medical devices
ISO/TS 11139:2006 Sterilization of health care products Vocabulary
ISO 11137-3:2017 Sterilization of health care products — Radiation — Part 3: Guidance on dosimetric aspects of development, validation and routine control
ISO 11137-2:2013 Sterilization of health care products — Radiation — Part 2: Establishing the sterilization dose
ISO 9001:2015 Quality management systems — Requirements
EN ISO 11137-1:2015 Sterilization of health care products - Radiation - Part 1: Requirements for development, validation and routine control of a sterilization process for medical devices (ISO 11137-1:2006, including Amd 1:2013)
EN ISO 14971:2012 Medical devices - Application of risk management to medical devices (ISO 14971:2007, Corrected version 2007-10-01)
EN ISO 13408-6:2011/A1:2013 ASEPTIC PROCESSING OF HEALTH CARE PRODUCTS - PART 6: ISOLATOR SYSTEMS (ISO 13408-6:2005/AMD 1:2013)
EN ISO 17665-1 : 2006 Sterilization of health care products - Moist heat - Part 1: Requirements for the development, validation and routine control of a sterilization process for medical devices (ISO 17665-1:2006)
ISO 14971:2007 Medical devices Application of risk management to medical devices
EN ISO 20857:2013 Sterilization of health care products - Dry heat - Requirements for the development, validation and routine control of a sterilization process for medical devices (ISO 20857:2010)
ISO 13408-6:2005 Aseptic processing of health care products Part 6: Isolator systems
ISO 15223-1:2016 Medical devices Symbols to be used with medical device labels, labelling and information to be supplied Part 1: General requirements
ISO 17664:2017 Processing of health care products Information to be provided by the medical device manufacturer for the processing of medical devices
EN ISO 11137-3:2017 Sterilization of health care products - Radiation - Part 3: Guidance on dosimetric aspects of development, validation and routine control (ISO 11137-3:2017)
EN ISO 14160:2011 Sterilization of health care products - Liquid chemical sterilizing agents for single-use medical devices utilizing animal tissues and their derivatives - Requirements for characterization, development, validation and routine control of a sterilization process for medical devices (ISO 14160:2011)
ISO 17665-1:2006 Sterilization of health care products Moist heat Part 1: Requirements for the development, validation and routine control of a sterilization process for medical devices
ISO 13408-5:2006 Aseptic processing of health care products Part 5: Sterilization in place

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