Gage Crib Worldwide Inc sells Medical Connector Gages and Reference Fittings.
Medical Connector Specifications
Medical Connector Gages and Reference Fittings are specified by their Medical Connector Specification. The first thing that you will need to be aware of when choosing a Medical Connector Gages and Reference Fittings is which Medical Connector Specification specifies the Medical Connector Gages and Reference Fittings for your application.
Some common Medical Connector Specifications are:
ASTM F1054; Anaesthetic and Respiratory Conical Connector Gages (obsoete: replaced by ISO 5356-1) ANSI/HIMA MD 70.1; American National Standard for medical material, Luer taper fittings, Performance (obsoete: replaced by ISO 80369-7) EN 1707; Conical fittings with a 6% (Luer) Taper for Syringes, Needles and certain other Medical equipment - Lock fittings EN 20594-1; Conical fittings with a 6 % (Luer) Taper for Syringes, Needles and certain other Medical equipment -Part 1: General requirements ISO 594-1; Conical Fittings with a 6% (Luer) Taper for Syringes, Needles and certain other Medical Equipment – Part 1: General Requirements (obsoete: replaced by ISO 80369-7) ISO 594-2; Conical Fittings with a 6% (Luer) Taper for Syringes, Needles and certain other Medical Equipment – Part 2: Locking Fittings (obsoete: replaced by ISO 80369-7) ISO 5356-1; Anesthetic and Respiratory Equipment – Conical Connectors – Part 1: Cones and Sockets ISO 8638; Cardiovascular Implants and Extracorporeal Systems – Extracorporeal Blood Circuit for Haemodialysers, Haemodiafilters and HaemofiltersISO 18250-1 ISO 18250-1; Connectors for Reservoir Delivery Systems; General requirements
ISO 18250-2; Connectors for breathing systems & driving gases applications for respiratory use (future part) ISO 18250-3; Connectors for enteral applications (under developement)
ISO 18250-6; Connectors for Neuraxial applications (future part)
ISO 18250-7; Connectors for intravascular applications (future part)
ISO 18250-8; Connectors for citrate-based anticoagulant solution for apheresis applications (under developement)
ISO 18250-9; Connectors for irrigation applications (future part) ISO 80369-1; Small-Bore Connectors for Liquids and Gases in Healthcare Applications – Part 1: General Requirements
ISO 80369-2; Connectors for breathing systems and driving gases applications ISO 80369-3; Connectors for enteral applications
ISO 80369-4; Connectors for urethral and urinary applications
IEC 80369-5; Connectors for limb cuff inflation applications ISO 80369-6; Connectors for neuraxial applications ISO 80369-7; Connectors with 6% (Luer) taper for intravascular or hypodermic applications (ISO 80369-7 cancels and replaces ISO 594.) ISO 80369-20; Common test methods.
Selecting the Correct Medical Connector Gages and Reference Fittings
Once you have identified the Medical Connector Specification; purchase a copy of the Medical Connector Specification from an Authorized Reseller. With the Medical Connector Specification in hand selecting the correct Medical Connector Gages and Reference Fittings, and defining the test procedures will be easier.
Several Brands of Gages and Reference Fittings
While the Medical Connector Specifications will provide details of the working part of the Medical Connector Gages and Reference Fittings; the gage maker determines the other dimensions. This makes for some physical differences among the offered brands of Medical Connector Gages and Reference Fittings.
Gage Crib Worldwide Inc sells four brands of Medical Connector Gages and Reference Fittings: Alamo Enersol Medi-Luer
Copyright Protected Engineering Documents
Medical Connector Standards are engineering documents which usualy have copyright protection. It is a violation of that protection to redistribute a document, either by hard-copy or soft-copy. Official copies of copyright protected engineering documents may be procured from the copyright holder or his Authorized Reseller. Given the litigious nature of the medical business; it is wise to maintain official copies of the engineering documents related to the products you manufacture. Consider it cheap insurance against litigation, but maintaining the engineering document library will not help if you are not following the requirements set-out in those documents.
This data is provided for general information only. The intention is to provide accurate information; regardless; errors may exist in the supplied information. If accuracy is critical, base your final decisions on the data provided in the root documents which are usually copyrighted documents. To purchase a copy of an engineering document visit an Authorized Reseller.
Original Posting: 11/29/2012
Last Revision: 11/23/2016
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