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Jul 22, 2015

DDL Expands Its Medical Device Package Testing Capacity

Jul 22, 2015|Medical Device Package Testing, Medical Device Packaging, Packaging Validation|

DDL has expanded capacity for medical device package testing at its laboratories in Fountain Valley, CA and Eden Prairie, MN. The expansion includes the addition of more chambers at its recently opened facility at the Fountain Valley laboratory to provide increased capacity for environmental conditioning, real time aging and accelerated aging testing. Additional chamber capacity [...]

Dec 11, 2014

Common Medical Device Packaging Mistakes

Dec 11, 2014|Medical Device Packaging, Medical Device Testing, Packaging Validation|

Medical device packaging is almost as important as the device itself. Packaging for medical devices plays a key role in safely delivering specialized treatment to patients. Most single use, sterilized medical devices can be opened with a high degree of confidence that it has remained sterile throughout storage, handling, and transportation. What makes medical device [...]

Oct 30, 2014

Choosing the Right Package Testing Procedure

Oct 30, 2014|Medical Device Package Testing, Medical Device Packaging, Packaging Validation|

Many medical device manufacturers (MDMs) struggle with the development of a packaging system design qualification test plan for compliance to ISO 11607. ISO 11607 requires that sterile medical device package systems be capable of withstanding the transportation and distribution environment. This is typically accomplished by performing a package performance test protocol consisting of a series [...]

Jul 2, 2014

Package Testing in a Just In Time World

Jul 2, 2014|Medical Device Package Testing, Medical Device Packaging, Packaging Validation|

As the “Just-in-Time” mentality has become more pervasive within the medical device industry, it has also resulted in many more package validation testing projects being rushed and left to the last minute. While the “Just-in-Time” mentality is here to stay, it is also important to realize that this “Just-in-Time” mentality can pose a significant risk [...]

Aug 2, 2013

DDL Offers Tips on what to Consider when Choosing a Package Testing Lab!

Aug 2, 2013|Medical Device Package Testing, Medical Device Packaging|

Mike Woletz, DDL Senior Project Manager, authored an article featured on Medical Design Technology’s website.  The article offered “Five Considerations When Choosing a Package Testing Laboratory”.  1. The scope of the testing services offered The scope of the services being offered should cover all current and projected testing needs. Packaging validations and evaluations often require [...]

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