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Ceramic specification ISO 13356 and ISO 6474-1/2

Normative References  

ISO 13356: Implants for surgery — Ceramic materials based on yttria-stabilized tetragonal zirconia (Y-TZP).

ISO 6872: Dentistry -- Ceramic materials

ISO 22214: Fine ceramics (advanced ceramics, advanced technical ceramics) -- Test method for cyclic bending fatigue of monolithic ceramics at room temperature.

ISO 6474-1: Implants for surgery -- Ceramic materials -- Part 1: Ceramic materials based on high purity alumina

ISO 6474-2: Implants for surgery -- Ceramic materials -- Part 2: Composite materials based on a high-purity alumina matrix with zirconia reinforcement


These international standards specifies the requirements and corresponding test methods for biocompatible and biostable ceramic bone-substitute material (e.g. yttria-stabilized tetragonal zirconia or high purity alumina) for use as a material for surgical implants.