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Latest Biocompatibility Stories

2014-02-26 08:29:20

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Life Sciences, LLC (dba, Artelon®) acquired the assets of Artimplant® AB in January 2014 and has relocated operations from Sweden to the United States. This international relocation allows Artelon® to more closely engage its largest customer base and provide additional opportunities for product development that were not previously available. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140226/PH72167LOGO ) Adam Barese now serves...

2014-02-26 00:22:19

SHANGHAI, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Organized by UBM and MEDTEC, the inaugural BioDevice 2014 is to be held on 28-29 May in Shanghai, China. The summit features two related tracks: IIMD track that will focus on the recent advances in implantable and interventional medical devices, and BIOMED track that will provide in-depth technical and business information on cutting biological medical devices. (Logo: http://photos.prnasia.com/prnh/20140226/0861401040LOGO ) Extended life expectancy and...

2014-02-25 23:21:28

Mono-Coat® 1973W is certified as compliant with U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP) Class VI panel of biocompatibility tests. Howell, Mich. (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Chem-Trend, a global leader in the development and production of mold release agents and casting lubricants, has received a “Certificate of Compliance” to the USP Class VI panel of tests by NAMSA for its Mono-Coat® 1973W. NAMSA, an independent testing laboratory, certified the release agent for use in the molding of...

2014-02-03 12:29:22

-Additional classes will cover medtech topics for medical device manufacturers- SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nelson Laboratories (www.nelsonlabs.com) will conduct two classes for medical device manufacturers at the 2014 MD&M West Conference Feb. 12 beginning at 10:00 a.m. in room #208AB covering the most up-to-date information on material selection, ISO 10993 biocompatibility and reprocessing of reusable devices at the Anaheim Convention Center. Nelson Laboratories will...

2014-01-29 23:22:27

Silktap converts silkworm cocoons into a liquid that serves as a key material input driving innovations in tissue engineering, drug delivery, and other biomedical fields. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Silktap, Inc. today announced the launch of its flagship liquid silk fibroin product, presenting an alternative that supplants the in-house, four-day process used throughout academic and commercial research labs worldwide. Silk fibroin is a biocompatible and biodegradable renewable...

2013-11-19 12:29:59

-Selecting, Testing and Validation According to ISO 10993- SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nelson Laboratories (www.nelsonlabs.com) will offer free biocompatibility consultations in its booth (#321) during BIOMEDevice in San Jose, CA Dec. 4-5, 2013 with expert Thor Rollins, biocompatibility specialist. Those interested in a consultation should register at Marketing@NelsonLabs.com. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120727/LA47745LOGO) Rollins will also present,...

2013-09-16 12:27:49

ISO Working Group Update, Animal Testing Replacements and FDA Guidance SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 2013 is shaping up to be a big year for biocompatibility and Nelson Laboratories (www.nelsonlabs.com) is in the thick of it with its involvement in the ISO 10993 Working Group, participation in round-robin testing of a potential in vitro replacement for Rabbit Irritation Testing and leading in the discussion regarding biocompatibility guidance on the horizon from FDA. (Logo:...

2013-09-16 12:27:46

Learn New FDA Draft Guidance on Biocompatibility SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nelson Laboratories (www.nelsonlabs.com) will offer free biocompatibility consultations in its booth during MEDevice Forum San Diego Sept. 26-27 with expert Thor Rollins, biocompatibility specialist at Nelson Laboratories. Those interested in a consultation should register at marketing@NelsonLabs.com as soon as possible since there are a limited number of consultation times available. (Logo:...

2013-03-14 23:02:05

Number of implantable medical devices manufactured from PEEK-OPTIMA and cleared for market in the US reached 500, with more than 80 approved for market in China. Thornton-Cleveleys, UK (PRWEB) March 14, 2013 Invibio Biomaterial Solutions' innovative PEEK-OPTIMA® family of biomaterials — including the world's first implantable grade polyetherketone (PEEK) polymer — have achieved considerable regional regulatory milestones, particularly significant in the current regulatory...

2013-02-12 12:25:56

SOUTH BEND, Ind., Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UL (Underwriters Laboratories), a world leader in advancing safety, announced today the expansion of the South Bend, Indiana analytical laboratory to offer non-clinical testing services for the medical device industry. In order to receive regulatory approvals, manufacturers of medical devices and bio-pharmaceutical equipment must demonstrate that their products are safe when interacting with the human body. Depending upon the degree...