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Part B: Supplementary Information Sheet (SIS)
FR Recognition List Number 040 Date of Recognition 08/14/2015 
FR Recognition Number 6-185
Standard
ASTM F881-94 (Reapproved 2014)
Standard Specification for Silicone Elastomer Facial Implants
Scope/Abstract
1.1 This specification covers the requirements for silicone elastomer implants used in facial surgery (that is, chin, nasal, malar, and ear implants).

1.2 Limitations-This specification does not cover implants containing silicone gels or other gels or liquids. It does not necessarily cover any custom-fabricated prosthesis manufactured to any other specification.

1.3 The following safety hazards caveat pertains only to the mechanical testing and test methods portion, Section 7, of this specification: This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

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
§878.3680 Prosthesis, Nose, Internal Class 2 FZE
§878.3590 Prosthesis, Ear, Internal Class 2 FZD
§878.3550 Prosthesis, Chin, Internal Class 2 FWP
§878.3300 Mesh, Surgical, Polymeric Class 2 FTL
§878.3550 Implant, Malar Class 2 LZK
Relevant FDA Guidance and/or Supportive Publications
There is no relevant guidance developed at this time.
FDA Technical Contact
 Sambasiva Arepalli
  FDA/OMPT/CDRH/ODE/DSD/PRSB2/
  301-796-6434
  sambasiva.arepalli@fda.hhs.gov
Standards Development Organization
ASTM ASTM International http://www.astm.org/
FDA Specialty Task Group (STG)
General Plastic Surgery/General Hospital
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