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Nov 15, 2017

DDL Adds Photostability Testing to its Portfolio

Nov 15, 2017|DDL News, Photostability, Stability Testing|

DDL is now offering photostability testing at its Eden Prairie, MN lab facility to assess the response to light exposure of pharmaceutical and combination products, cosmetics and other products.             Photostability testing simulates lighting that may be encountered during the product lifecycle, such as sunlight or fluorescent lights. After [...]

Sep 25, 2017

Overview of ASTM F1980 Accelerated Aging – Part 1

Sep 25, 2017|Accelerated Aging, Medical Device Package Testing|

In this edition of DDL’s PackReview series, DDL Packaging Engineers Scott Levy and Peter Johnson discuss some of the common questions they receive on ASTM F1980 Accelerated Aging Testing: What is Accelerated Aging? Accelerated Aging is a process of putting packaged products into a chamber, elevating the test temperature to claim a specific expiration date [...]

Sep 18, 2017

DDL and Gateway Analytical Announce Joint Agreement

Sep 18, 2017|DDL News, Gateway Analytical, Stability Testing|

DDL and Gateway Analytical announced the two companies have entered into a joint agreement to offer complementary testing services to the pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device industries. DDL will provide mechanical testing of devices, ASTM testing method services, and stability sampling and storage as part of the agreement. Gateway Analytical, a contract analytical laboratory offering [...]

Aug 9, 2017

DDL Expands Scope of its ISO/IEC 17025 Accreditation

Aug 9, 2017|ISO 17025, ISO 80369, Packaging Validation|

DDL has expanded the scope of its ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accreditation from the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) to include ISO 80369 testing for small-bore connectors, the ISTA test series for distribution simulation, and numerous standards for environmental conditioning. The ISO 80369 series of small-bore connector standards are a replacement for the ISO 594-1 and [...]

Jun 6, 2017

Highlights from HealthPack and ISTA TransPack Forum

Jun 6, 2017|DDL Events, HealthPack, ISTA|

DDL recently participated in the annual HealthPack Conference and ISTA TransPack Forum. Following is a recap of the highlights and issues that were discussed during this year’s conferences. Beginning our adventure in Denver, CO, the turnout at HealthPack 2017 was even greater than in the past, with over 300 attendees. Some of the highlights from [...]

Mar 31, 2017

DDL Now Offering ICH Stability Storage

Mar 31, 2017|Stability Testing, Testing Services|

Stability storage space available for products requiring environmental conditions based on ICH Q1A (R2) guidelines DDL, Inc. announced today it is now offering off-site stability storage space capacity at its Eden Prairie, MN lab facility for products requiring environmental conditions based on ICH Q1A (R2) specified guidelines. The purpose of stability testing is to provide [...]

Feb 9, 2017

Watch DDL’s PackReview Video on the Recent Update to ASTM D4169

Feb 9, 2017|ASTM D4169, Medical Device Package Testing, Packaging Validation|

Welcome to the latest edition of DDL’s PackReview video series. In this edition, DDL Packaging Engineers Scott Levy and Peter Johnson discuss the recent updates to ASTM -D4169 and address the following questions. What are differences between ASTM D4169-14 and ASTM D4169-16? Why they made the change? Why the change is important? What are the [...]

Jan 25, 2017

DDL Now Offering ISO 11608-1 Testing for Needle-Based Auto Injection Systems

Jan 25, 2017|ISO 11608, Medical Device Testing, Product Testing|

DDL, Inc. announced today it is now offering testing based on ISO 11608-1, the governing standard that specifies general requirements and test methods for needle-based injection systems. These new capabilities supplement DDL’s already extensive expertise in syringe, needle and combination product testing. “Many new drugs and biologics coming to market today are well suited for [...]

Dec 19, 2016

ISO 80369-7: Changing the Standard for Luer Connectors

Dec 19, 2016|ISO 80369, Luer Testing, Medical Device Testing|

A few months ago on October 14, ISO formally published 80369 Part 7, the long-awaited replacement to everyone’s familiar friend, ISO 594, the standard governing dimensions and performance requirements of Luer connectors. The publication caps a monumental change in the fundamental thinking surrounding devices that transfer liquids and gases in healthcare settings. Despite the Technical [...]

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