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Toxikon - Preclinical Safety and Efficacy Testing for Medical Devices


Biocompatibility Testing for Medical Devices

Identifying the presence of toxins in your product, or the potentially harmful effects of it, are crucial. Our industry-leading biocompatibility subject matter experts will work with you to develop the right testing plan for your product; our experts don’t just perform the highest-quality testing, they help create the standards that define these programs.

Submissions for approval of medical devices by regulatory agencies require that biocompatibility assessment be conducted to assure safety of the device or material. Safety data can be obtained by testing according to certain prescribed or recommended guidelines, including guidance documents developed by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and FDA.

In fact, regulatory guidelines mandate that leachates of a device should not produce adverse local, systemic, tumorgenic, reproductive, or developmental effects. Evaluations of biocompatibility, which are spelled out in ISO 10993, are all part of the overall safety and efficacy assessment of medical devices, including pacemakers, hip replacements and stents, and combination products like syringes, inhalers and patches.

Toxikon is well-known throughout the global medical device and combination product industries, and we have been proudly meeting the development challenges of raw material, component, and finished device manufacturers since 1977. With regulatory agencies in the U.S. and abroad, it is important to partner with a CRO that can guide you through the preclinical regulatory landscape to reach the clinical stage and, ultimately, to market. Our study directors have a deep understanding of the issue’s medical device makers face.

Biocompatibility Testing Services

  • – Cytotoxicity Tests
  • – Sensitization
  • – Irritation / Intracutaneous Reactivity
  • – Systemic Acute, Subacute, Sub chronic, and Chronic Toxicity
  • – Pyrogenicity
  • – Genetic Toxicology
  • – Implantation
  • – Hemocompatibility
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