Medical Device Sterilization
Biosafety

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 […]

Biosafety

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 […]

Biosafety

Microbiology Testing

Microbiology is the study of living organisms too small to be seen by the naked eye, like bacteria, viruses, fungi, protozoa and algae, also known as microbes. Microbes play important […]

Biosafety

Toxicology Testing

The field of toxicology is a branch of science that “helps us understand the harmful effects that chemicals, substances, or situations, can have on people, animals, and the environment.” The field of […]

Biosafety

Manufacturing Maintenance, Repair, and Operations (MRO)

During the holidays, many manufacturers shut down their lines for thorough annual cleaning, repairs, and maintenance. This maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) also involves fixing any mechanical or electrical issues, […]

Biosafety

Sterility Testing

Sterility testing is often performed on pharmaceutical articles to identify the presence or absence of contaminating organisms. The United States Pharmacopoeia (USP) and European Pharmacopoeia (EP) both require specific articles […]

Biosafety

Anthrax Bacteria Testing for Bacillus anthracis

Anthrax Bacteria is a gram-positive, rod-shaped bacteria known as Bacillus anthracis. It causes a serious infectious disease in humans that come in contact with infected animals or contaminated animal products. To prevent […]

Biosafety

CDC Biosafety Levels, BSL-1, BSL-2, BSL-3, BSL-4

CDC Biosafety Levels are prevention mechanisms aimed at reducing the risk of exposure to potentially harmful microbes as well as reducing contamination of the surrounding environment. The US Center for […]