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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 [...]

Oct 26, 2016

DDL Now Offering ISO 80369 Testing for Small-Bore Connectors

Oct 26, 2016|DDL News, Medical Device Testing, Product Testing|

DDL is now offering testing based on the recently published ISO 80369-7 standard that specifies requirements and test methods for Luer connectors, in addition to the published parts of ISO 80369 for enteral (EnFit) and neuraxial connectors. For over a decade, work has been underway to develop the ISO 80369 series of small-bore connector standards [...]

May 31, 2016

DDL Expands Scope of its ISO/IEC 17025 Accreditation

May 31, 2016|DDL News, ISO 17025, Product Testing|

DDL has expanded the scope of its ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accreditation from the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) to include ISO 594-1 and ISO 594-2 testing for conical (Luer) fittings. A conical Luer fitting is the most common means of achieving a leak-free connection between two medical devices (e.g. a syringe and hypodermic needle) that [...]

Sep 11, 2014

How to Get the Best Information From Your Sutherland Rub Testing Regimen

Sep 11, 2014|Medical Device Testing, Product Testing|

When labeling a product, ensuring that you are using the best combination of materials to present the product as intended to the end user and while reducinge costs as much as possible are major considerations. There are a seemingly unlimited number of different types of label materials and inks both with different properties. When it [...]

May 8, 2014

Common Problems With Tear Resistance Testing of Films

May 8, 2014|ASTM, Product Testing|

In our previous blog post, we discussed some of the common problems with tensile testing of films. The next test in our series of blog posts will focus on tear resistance testing.   Tear resistance testing is another common type of test used to characterize films. The most common tear tests are ASTM D1004, ASTM [...]

Apr 24, 2014

Common Problems with Tensile Testing on Films

Apr 24, 2014|Medical Device Testing, Product Testing, Tensile Testing|

Multiple industries utilize and rely on internationally accepted test standards to provide repeatable methods for comparison and quality assurance purposes. Rapid advancements in the film manufacturing industry have magnified the need to recognize the fact that test methods may have small nuances that can lead to varying results if they are not paid proper attention. [...]

Feb 5, 2014

The Statistics of Sample Size for Testing to Ensure Regulatory Requirements are Met

Feb 5, 2014|Medical Device Testing, Product Testing, Tips and Advice|

Choosing the optimum number of samples while testing your product boils down to a common trade-off: cost vs. benefit. Staying within your testing budget is important, but ensuring that your data is robust enough to withstand scrutiny from the regulatory body is paramount and can help avoid costly delays due to re-testing. As a contract [...]

Jan 22, 2014

Common Problems with the ASTM D1002 Standard Test Method

Jan 22, 2014|ASTM, Medical Device Testing, Product Testing|

We continue our discussion on  some of the common problems that can occur with some common industry standards, and how these factors can be minimized and eliminated. Today we will discuss the ASTM D1002 Standard Test Method for Apparent Shear Strength of Single Lap Joint Adhesively Bonded Metal Specimens by Tension Loading (Metal to Metal). This test [...]

Dec 19, 2013

Challenges with ASTM D 3330 Testing

Dec 19, 2013|Medical Device Testing, Product Testing|

Testing to industry standards provides repeatable methods for comparison and quality assurance purposes. Test methods may have small nuances that can lead to different results if they do not receive proper attention. An understanding of some of the problems that can occur with common industry standards helps minimize and eliminate these factors. Today we are [...]

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