The SMTL are UKAS accredited for the testing of urethral catheters s to the European Standard (BS EN 1616:1997 Sterile urethral catheters for single use)
There are a number of monographs in the standards that urethral catheters need to pass to in order to demonstrate compliance with the standard:
- Connector Security
- Occlusion of drainage eyes and leakage from balloons
- Balloon recovery volume
- Flow rate
- Surface finish
If you are interested in having your urology products tested, please contact SMTL.