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Part B: Supplementary Information Sheet (SIS)
FR Recognition List Number 054 Date of Entry 07/06/2020 
FR Recognition Number 6-444
Standard
ASTM D7103-19
Standard Guide for Assessment of Medical Gloves
Scope/Abstract
1.1 This guide is intended to assist in the identification and application of the most appropriate ASTM and associated standards for the assessment, development of specifications, and selection of medical gloves with the ultimate goal of maintaining the safety and health of healthcare workers who may come into contact with biological and chemical hazards.
1.2 No guidance document or assessment protocol can ensure the selection of medical gloves that guarantees healthcare worker protection. The purpose of testing and assessing medical gloves is to generate the performance data and quality information that will allow the most appropriate assessment and selection of medical gloves. Ultimately, the selection of medical gloves shall be based on the evaluation of available technical data, quality information, and professional assessment of risk.
1.3 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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
Extent of Recognition
Complete standard
Public Law, CFR Citation(s) and Procode(s)*
Regulation Number Device Name Device Class Product Code
§880.6250 Finger Cot Class 1 LZB
§880.6250 Latex Patient Examination Glove Class 1 LYY
§880.6250 Polymer Patient Examination Glove Class 1 LZA
§880.6250 Vinyl Patient Examination Glove Class 1 LYZ
§878.4460 Surgeon'S Gloves Class 1 KGO
800.20 Patient examination gloves and surgeons gloves; sample plans and test method for leakage defects; a
Relevant FDA Guidance and/or Supportive Publications*
Guidance for Industry and FDA Staff: Medical Glove Guidance Manual, Issued January 2008.
FDA Technical Contact
 John Stansberry
  FDA/OC/CDRH/OPEQ/OHTIV/DHTIVB/
  240-402-8915
  John.Stansberry@fda.hhs.gov
Standards Development Organization
ASTM ASTM International http://www.astm.org/
FDA Specialty Task Group (STG)
General Plastic Surgery/General Hospital
*These are provided as examples and others may be applicable.
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