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Part B: Supplementary Information Sheet (SIS)
FR Recognition List Number 034 Date of Entry 01/30/2014 
FR Recognition Number 11-74
Standard
ISO 5838-2 First edition 1991-01-15
Implants for surgery -- Skeletal pins and wires -- Part 2: Steinmann skeletal pins -- Dimensions
Scope/Abstract
This part of ISO 5838 specifies the dimensions of Steinmann skeletal pins. Material and mechanical requirements are covered by ISO 5838-1.

NOTE 1 Attention is drawn to the possible need for different designs of points depending on such factors as the method of insertion, and the site of insertion, i.e. whether the bone is cancellous or cortical.
Extent of Recognition
Complete standard
Rationale for Recognition
This standard is relevant to medical devices and is recognized on its scientific and technical merit and/or because it supports existing regulatory policies.
Public Law, CFR Citation(s) and Procode(s)*
Regulation Number Device Name Device Class Product Code
§888.3030 Appliance, Fixation, Nail/Blade/Plate Combination, Multiple Component Class 2 KTT
§888.3040 Pin, Fixation, Smooth Class 2 HTY
§888.3040 Pin, Fixation, Threaded Class 2 JDW
Relevant FDA Guidance and/or Supportive Publications*
Reviewers Guidance Checklist for Orthopedics External Fixation Devices, 2/21/97
FDA Technical Contact
 Jonathan Peck
  FDA/OC/CDRH/OPEQ/OHTVI/DHTVIB/
  301-796-5650
  jonathan.peck@fda.hhs.gov
Standards Development Organization
ISO International Organization for Standardization https://www.iso.org/
FDA Specialty Task Group (STG)
Orthopedic
*These are provided as examples and others may be applicable.
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