Standards ensure manufacturers meet required industry guidelines to ensure the safety of their products. Below is a list of standards from standards organizations for medical devices, personal protective equipment (PPE), ventilators, masks, gowns, and other medical supplies.
The UVic Libraries subscribes to ASTM and IEEE standards. Below is a list of ISO, ANSI and other standards that may or may not be available via the UVic Libraries. For more information on these or other standards, please check the standards Libguides or contact Aditi Gupta.
Please Note: This page is for information purposes only. Please consult extensively and follow medical guidelines prior to manufacturing or producing any of these products in your geographical area.
In Canada for an extensive list of recognized standards see the Government of Canada List of Recognized Standards for Medical Devices
You may also want to visit this page from the Government of Canada about the expedited review of Ventilators during the COVID-19 crisis:
There is a flow chart in "Annex B" of this document that may be particularly useful.
This page was developed thanks to the information available on the University of Toronto Libraries Libguide here