Standard Swedish standard · SS-EN ISO 11608-3:2012

Needle-based injection systems for medical use - Requirements and test methods - Part 3: Finished containers (ISO 11608-3:2012)

Status: Valid

This part of ISO 11608 specifes the functional and design considerations for containers to be used with needle-based injection systems (NIS) that fulfl the specifcations of ISO 11608-1. It is applicable to single and multi-dose containers (either flled by the manufacturer or by the end-user) which can be provided to the end-user integrated in the NIS or assembled with the NIS at the time of use.

This part of ISO 11608 includes specifcations and test methods to describe and evaluate cartridges for use in NIS with pen needles (as defned in ISO 11608-2) and outlines design considerations for other potential containers, including syringes to be used with a NIS.

This part of ISO 11608 is not applicable to cartridges intended for dental use.

Syringes and needles that are sold separately and not intended for use in a NIS are outside the scope of this part of ISO 11608.

NOTE See ISO 7864 (needles), ISO 8537 (insulin syringes) and ISO 7886-1 (manual syringes).


Transfusion, infusion and injection equipment (11.040.20) Syringes, needles and catheters (11.040.25)

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Language: English

Written by: SIS - Hälso- och sjukvård

International title:

Article no: STD-87701

Edition: 2

Approved: 10/11/2012

No of pages: 24

Replaces: SS-EN ISO 11608-3