ISO 11607-1:2006 specifies the requirements and test methods for materials, preformed sterile barrier systems, sterile barrier systems and packaging systems that are intended to maintain sterility of terminally sterilized medical devices until the point of use.
ISO 11607-1:2006 is applicable to industry, to health care facilities, and wherever medical devices are placed in sterile barrier systems and sterilized.
ISO 11607-1:2006 does not cover all requirements for sterile barrier systems and packaging systems for medical devices that are manufactured aseptically. Additional requirements might also be necessary for drug/device combinations.
ISO 11607-1:2006 does not describe a quality assurance system for control of all stages of manufacture.
Legislation related to this standard
Active implantable medical devices
Directive 2007/47/EC of the European Parliament and of the council of 5 September 2007 amending Council Directive 90/385/EEC on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to active implantable medical devices, Council Directive 93/42/EEC concerning medical devices and Directive 98/8/EC concerning the placing of biocidal products on the market