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Part B: Supplementary Information Sheet (SIS)
FR Recognition List Number 034 Date of Entry 01/30/2014 
FR Recognition Number 8-194
ISO 6474-1 First edition 2010-02-15
Implants for surgery - Ceramic materials - Part 1: Ceramic materials based on high purity alumina
This part of ISO 6474 specifies the characteristics of, and corresponding test methods for, a bio-compatible and bio-stable ceramic bone substitute material based on high purity alumina for use as bone spacers, bone replacements and components of orthopaedic joint prostheses.

This document does not cover biocompatibility (see ISO 10993-1). It is the responsibility of the manufacturer to evaluate the biocompatibility of ceramic materials which are produced within the framework of this document.

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.
Transition Period
FDA recognition of ISO 6474-1 First edition 2010-02-15 [Rec# 8-194] will be superseded by recognition of ISO 6474-1 Second edition 2019-03 [Rec# 8-494]. FDA will accept declarations of conformity, in support of premarket submissions, to [Rec# 8-194] until July 24, 2022. After this transition period, declarations of conformity to [Rec# 8-194] will not be accepted.
Public Law, CFR Citation(s) and Procode(s)*
Regulation Number Device Name Device Class Product Code
Unclassified Prosthesis, Hip, Semi-Constrained, Metal/Ceramic/Ceramic, Cemented Class 3 LPF
Unclassified Prosthesis, Hip, Semi-Constrained, Metal/Ceramic/Ceramic/Metal, Cemented Or Uncemented Class 3 MRA
§888.3353 Prosthesis, Hip, Semi-Constrained, Metal/Ceramic/Polymer, Cemented Or Non-Porous, Uncemented Class 2 LZO
Standards Development Organization
ISO International Organization for Standardization https://www.iso.org/
FDA Specialty Task Group (STG)
*These are provided as examples and others may be applicable.