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BS 6612

1985 Edition, June 28, 1985

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Specification for Graduated Compression Hosiery

Includes all amendments and changes through Reaffirmation Notice , August 2, 2013

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Product Details:

  • Revision: 1985 Edition, June 28, 1985
  • Published Date: August 2, 2013
  • Status: Active, Most Current
  • Document Language: English
  • Published By: British Standards Institution (BSI)
  • Page Count: 16
  • ANSI Approved: No
  • DoD Adopted: No

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Covers hosiery exerting compression on upright legs, including pantihose, thigh-length and knee-length garments. Does not cover non-ambulatory garments, shaped bandages or individually-made garments. Specifies requirements for compression, compression profile, compression after washing, size, sampling and labelling. The method for determining compression is given in an appendix.