International Standard
ISO 16021:2024
Absorbent incontinence products for urine and/or faeces — Basic principles for evaluation of single-use adult products from the perspective of users and caregivers
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ISO 16021:2024
Edition 2
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ISO 16021:2024
Published (Edition 2, 2024)

ISO 16021:2024

ISO 16021:2024
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This document provides guidelines and requirements for designing and conducting an evaluation of single-use adult incontinence absorbing products. It provides guidelines and requirements on creating data collection tools. In particular, it provides a framework for eliciting and recording the views of users and their carers on the acceptability of products. In addition, a product diary is described which can help to quantify some parameters of product use, such as wear times, the mass of urine absorbed by the product and the severity of any leakage from it.

This document does not cover direct comparison between products based on statistical parameters, neither does it provide guidelines on measuring the clinical efficacy of products; that is available in ISO 14155.

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  •  : Published
     : 2024-03
    : International Standard published [60.60]
  •  : 2
     : 11
  • ISO/TC 173/SC 3
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