This European Prestandard specifies basic requirements and test methods for unused textiles in the healthcare system to help to secure the suitability of a product for its intended use.
It is recognised that materials are currently available which outperform this standard; these listed minimums are designed to assure that an acceptable performance is attained.
This European Prestandard is not applicable to surgical textiles under the medical devices directive, nor protective clothing under the PPE directive.
99.60 Withdrawal effective
Dec 23, 2015