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Dentistry — General requirements of hand instruments — Part 1: Non-hinged hand instruments

This document specifies requirements and test methods common to all non-hinged hand instruments used in dentistry, including materials, hardness, surface finish, resistance to reprocessing and information for marking, although some can have additional specific requirements and test methods.

This document does not specify terms and definitions or classification of specific types of hand instruments.

This document excludes powered instruments. The classification and the shape of working ends of non-hinged hand instruments are excluded from this document.

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