ISO 5840:2015 Cardiovascular Implants - Cardiac Valve Prostheses - Part 2: Surgically Implanted Heart Valve Substitutes - Australian Government


You may require this code if you intend to manufacture or supply cardiac valve prostheses.

This code outlines the design and manufacture standards of a surgical heart valve substitute intended for implantation in human hearts. This code excludes heart valve substitutes designed for implantation in artificial hearts or heart assist devices and also excludes homografts.

Please note that the Agency has advised that there are various codes for medicines, medical devices and chemicals that are amended on a regular basis.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 Australian Government

Administering agency

Department of Health and Aged Care

Therapeutic Goods Administration

Contact details

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