NA 063

DIN Standards Committee Medicine


Sterile urethral catheters for single use (ISO 20696:2018, Corrected version 2019-12); German version EN ISO 20696:2019


This standard specifies requirements and test methods for sterile, single-use urethral catheters, with and without a balloon. This standard does not include drainage catheters covered by ISO 20697 "Sterile Drainage catheters for single use" e.g. ureteral catheters, nephrostomy catheters, suprapubic catheters. This standard also excludes ureteral stents.



Planned document number

DIN EN ISO 20696

Project number


Responsible national committee

NA 063-01-02 AA - Catheters, drainages 

Responsible european committee

CEN/TC 205/WG 16 - Catheters 

Responsible international committee

ISO/TC 84/WG 9 - Catheters 

previous edition(s)

Sterile urethral catheters for single use (ISO 20696:2018, Corrected version 2018-09); German version EN ISO 20696:2018

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