On July 29, 2016, the general office of the state food and drug administration issued the notice (no. 129, 2016) of the general administration on the approval of yy0017-2016 "metal bone graft plate" and other 64 industrial standards for medical devices. 64 medical device industry standards were approved and promulgated, including 6 mandatory industry standards, which came into effect on June 1, 2018. 58 recommended industry standards were put into effect on June 1, 2017.
YY/T0679 -- 2016 medical low temperature steam formaldehyde sterilizer was implemented on June 1, 2017. This standard stipulates the terms, definitions, labels, requirements, test methods, marks, operating instructions, packaging, transportation and storage requirements of medical low temperature steam formaldehyde sterilizer. This standard is applicable to sterilizers which use low temperature steam and formaldehyde mixture gas to sterilize the heat-resistant medical instruments. This standard replaces YY0679 -- 2008 medical cryogenic steam formaldehyde sterilizer.