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Posted: June 20, 2018

The Risk-Based “Big Three”

Incorporating Biocompatibility, Chemistry, and Toxicology into your Biological Risk Evaluation In the past, biocompatibility consisted of determining the contact of your medical device, looking at the Table A.1 in ISO 10993-1 and running the test prescribed. This approach put too much emphasis on checking boxes of antiquated tests to screen the biocompatibility risk for modern-day […]

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Posted: May 4, 2018

Open House to Celebrate Expanded and Upgraded Lab Facility in Itasca, IL

We are excited to share the news that our Nelson Labs facility in Itasca, IL significantly expanded lab operations and testing capabilities to better serve our customer needs. Lab customers will benefit from state-of-the-art facility and equipment upgrades to the Itasca lab as well as over 10,000 square feet of building expansions and renovated lab […]

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Posted: April 24, 2018

Healthpack Conference 2018 Wrap Up

By: Wendy Mach, RM (NRCM), CQA (ASQ) This year’s Healthpack® Conference included a wide range of topics and speakers that covered everything from the past, present, and future of the packaging industry. With a majority of the attendees being from both the medical device manufacturers and material suppliers, the opportunities to share and learn were plentiful […]

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Posted: February 1, 2018

Accelerated Aging Package Testing

By: Pal Khangaldy & Wendy Mach The Packaging Department at Nelson Laboratories is often asked by manufacturers “What do I need to do to validate my packaging?” or “What package testing do I need to have performed in order to comply with regulations?” There is not a one-size-fits-all answer to these questions as unique product, packaging, […]

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Posted: January 17, 2018

Nelson Labs’ Scientists Awarded Best Published Paper 2017

By: Daniel Olsen, M.S. SM(NRCM) Nelson Laboratories scientists, Michelle Lee, Audrey Turley, and Daniel Olsen, in collaboration with scientists from the Japanese National Institutes of Health, recently published important research for the development of in vitro skin irritation testing for medical devices. Their article, “Proof of concept testing of a positive reference material for in […]

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