Medical Devices

NIST Technology Transfer 2016 Report

Earlier this month, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, known as NIST, published the 2016 Annual Report on Technology Transfer. The report gives a detailed overview of technology transfer […]

Medical Devices

Biocompatibility Testing

Biocompatibility testing is commonly done for medical devices with testing ranging from screening of new materials to safety evaluations. The term “biocompatibility” refers to the compatibility of materials with living tissue. […]

Medical Devices

Medical Device Testing | Cleaning & Validation

Medical device testing is of major importance to companies and manufacturers as a device failure can cost the company hundreds of thousands of dollars. Medical device testing helps to ensure […]

Medical Device Sterilization
Medical Devices

Medical Device Sterilization Validation Testing

Medical Device Sterilization Validation  is imperative to invasive sterile medical products such as implants and reusable surgical instruments. ContractLaboratory.com routinely helps  manufacturers, distributors, and healthcare facilities with their  sterilization validation. There […]

Medical Devices

Sterility Assurance Level (SAL)

Sterility assurance level, or SAL, is the chance that although something has been through the process of sterilization, there is still the potential the item is nonsterile as it is […]

Medical Devices

Fair Packaging and Labeling Act FPLA Testing

Contract Laboratory.com receives regular requests from manufacturers looking for laboratories to perform product testing for labeling claims. The Fair Packaging and Labeling Act (FPLA) of 1967, issues regulations from the […]

Medical Devices

Medical Device Reprocessing Testing

Looking for medical device testing? On March 12, 2015, the US Food and Drug Administration released a final guidance for medical device reprocessing entitled “Reprocessing Medical Devices in Health Care Settings: Validation […]