Medical Device Testing

For medical devices and biomaterial companies, EAG Laboratories offers the most diverse and comprehensive suite of testing and engineering support available. EAG Laboratories has established ourselves within the technology and biomedical space by developing scientific expertise in difficult analytical measurements, characterizations of complex materials and systems, and a pioneering approach to problem solving.

Services for medical device testing

Medical device and diagnostics companies continue to develop newer technologies to provide better treatments, less discomfort for the patient, and improved patient assessment. Continued advances in technology, chemistry and materials are integral to the future progress of medical devices and diagnostics. In the near future, medical device and diagnostics companies are faced with developing new platforms with aggressive requirements on chemistries, materials and components. The devices and diagnostics of tomorrow will require smaller features, thinner coatings, improved stability while improving effectiveness and safety.

With laboratories located around the world, EAG scientists have supported customers creating products for a wide range of medical devices such as ultrasounds, surgical tools, vascular devices, stents, dental & orthopedic implants, catheters, and medical robotics. 

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HOW WE CAN HELP

EAG offers a comprehensive suite of services for the medical device industry, meeting the industry’s exacting standards for tight controls of material properties, composition and chemistry. Here are just a few ways we can help:

Extractables and leachable (E&L) testing programs to help clients confirm the safety of their products, as well as confirming material consistency and quality.

As industry leaders in deformulation (reverse engineering), our scientists can characterize the composition of medical plastics, determining raw materials and additives.

Evaluating pitting corrosion, and characterizing surface oxides to  assess the safety of nickel-containing implantable medical devices.

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MDR guidelines require collection of data and documentation that medical devices do not contain carcinogens, mutagens, or reproductive toxic substances.

An improperly treated surface may be harmful to the patient, and depending on these characteristics could trigger an allergic response, bacterial infection, or even a blot clot.

Particle analysis and identification can help determine the root cause of a product problem and evaluate corrective actions. 

Engineering expertise to design, develop, test, analyze, and debug using ATE, Burn-in, ESD & latch-up testing, system level testing, reliability, warpage analysis, and IC-level failure analysis.

Investigating fractures, fatigue, corrosion, contamination, wear, heat, stress related failures, and abrasion concerns.

Inspection of raw materials during key phases of manufacturing can aid in the identification and elimination of unwanted impurities in final products, and to evaluate a new vendors or equivalent material selection.

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Concept and Research Support

During the concept, research, and early design phase of product development, we provide competitive product insight, assess the chemistries of a material, and perform proof-of-concept studies.

Prototyping Design and Development Support

During the design and development phase, we support engineers that are evaluating materials, performing preliminary performance testing, and developing future safety testing strategies.

Regulatory Submission and Launch Support

EAG offers extractables & leachables, ISO 10993 Part 18 testing, and contamination control to support a successful submission to the FDA and to establish an efficient and effective manufacturing process.

Once the device is approved and in the market, EAG provides continued support to evaluate quality issues, control manufacturing, manage supply chains, and investigate field failures to determine the root cause. 

EAG’s intellectual property experts offer litigation support for patent infringement challenges related to products claims, and help companies confront potential threats to their valuable intellectual property.

EAG’s product liability experts bring years of experience investigating failures, providing scientific and engineering expertise, data interpretation and expert testimony for hundreds of product liability and insurance claims

Would you like to learn more about our services for medical device testing?

We understand the need for first-to-market breakthrough technologies and EAG can collaborate to provide results-driven solutions to the most complex of analytical investigations. Our experienced experts will work with your team to troubleshoot, and choose the right material for your application, or improve a manufacturing process.

Contact us today for your medical device testing needs at 800-366-3867 or please complete the form below to have an EAG expert contact you.

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