Testing and Inspection
Testing Equipment and Services Companies
Find the suppliers you are looking for in MDL's testing equipment and services directory, which features the leading companies that specialize in providing testing solutions to medical device manufacturers.
Testing Gets Physical
FDA officially accepts physical integrity testing in lieu of microbial-challenge testing for whole packages.
Putting Implants to the Test
Many tools and processes are used to check implant safety and performance.
Assessing Radial Tests for Endovascular Implants
Testing for radial strength and stiffness of endovascular implants is relatively new for industry. Device makers should understand the methods and factors involved in the process.
Looking Closer at Inspection
The multiple advantages of automated inspection solutions are weighed against false reject performance.
Revised Calibration and Test Methods Improve Production Throughput
Retooled testing techniques enabled better quality control of an oxygen-delivery device.
In Vitro Biocompatibility Testing of Biomaterials and Medical Devices
Biomaterials used for medical devices must be thoroughly tested according to ISO 109931 before their introduction so that any negative effects on the body are known about and prevented.
Center for Devices and Radiological Health
FDA's Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) is responsible for ensuring the safety and effectiveness of medical devices and eliminating unnecessary human exposure to man-made radiation from medical, occupational and consumer products.
European Co-operation for Accreditation
The branches of European national accreditation bodies have recently have joined to form European Accreditation (EA), which now covers all European conformity assessment activities, including testing, inspection, and certification.