What does USP Class VI mean?

Something that is listed as being USP Class VI demonstrates that the materials utilized are biologically compatible when tested according to the U.S. Pharmacopoeia XXII, 1190 Class VI, Plastics Evaluation. As defined in the U.S. Pharmacopoeia XXII, materials which pass the Class VI Plastic Evaluation are suitable as implantable materials.

Article Title:
What does USP Class VI mean?
Article Summary:
Brief explanation of USP Class VI
Article Date:
9/7/2011
Article ID:
925
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