In today's regulated healthcare environment, the safety and efficacy of medical devices is critical to their success in the marketplace. For years Alliance Technologies has been performing medical device testing in support of R&D, product quality, litigation, and regulatory requirements. Stents, orthopedic implants, and surgical staples are just a few of the products that Alliance has tested for contaminants, performance properties, or leachable chemicals.
Whether you need to perform testing for research or under cGMP conditions, Alliance Technologies laboratory has the instrumental capabilities and scientific expertise to assist you with your medical device testing needs. Contact us for a free quote.
Some healthcare case studies include:
- Device Contaminants A large medical device manufacturer requested the identification of a brown, fibrous contaminant found at the distal end of a catheter tube. Using optical and infrared (FTIR) microspectroscopy Alliance Technologies identified a collagen material that blocked the orifice. Whatever the challenge, Alliance Technologies brings the right resource to the table to solve difficult problems for medical device manufacturers ...Read more >>
- Medical Implants Injecting biomaterials into a spinal cord injury site provides significantly improved healing and this type of treatment is pragmatic for spinal injury patients. A developer of hydrogel based products used as implants for spine and vascular purposes asked Alliance Technologies to determine the product’s dimensional stability and the effects of in-patient use. The client provided hydrogel samples and the ...Read more >>
- Electronic Cigarettes Recent interest in the nicotine content of traditional cigarettes has spawned technology to deliver nicotine without many of the other harmful chemicals present in tobacco-based products. FDA concern for the safety of electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes required testing of these products for chemical composition and to evaluate product safety. Alliance Technologies tested a number of ingredients present ...Read more >>
- Extractables & Leachables from Packaging Plastics A packaging product manufacturer with a category-leading brand was facing pressure from concerned consumers. They approached Alliance Technologies for help in demonstrating that harmful substances did not leach from their product. Based on this request, Alliance Technologies: developed an accelerated testing protocol to check for leaching of a product coating, developed a quantitative method to detect harmful leachate at ...Read more >>
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