Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) November 18, 2004 -
http://www.testedandproven.com/book.html - DDL Inc., a MN-based medical device package testing expert and package testing laboratory, is offering packaging professionals a complimentary copy of ÂSterile Medical Device Package DevelopmentÂ, written by DDL Inc. COO, Patrick Nolan.
The article, which Patrick Nolan recently contributed to the "Standard Handbook of Biomedical Engineering & Design," overviews the process of designing and developing a sterile package system for a medical device.
ÂThe FDA states that it is the medical device manufacturerÂs responsibility to ensure that a safe, reliable, and fully functional device arrives at the point of end useÂ said Patrick Nolan, COO of DDL Inc. ÂIt stands to reason that the medical device industry should be highly regulated when deficient packaging can so easily cause the loss of sterility to a medical device.Â
Recent cases of human infection and fatalities due to the use of non-sterile medical devices have resulted in stricter requirements for medical device manufacturers.
ÂMedical device product and package testing currently constitutes 85% of DDLÂs testing business,Â said Patrick Nolan. ÂIn the last 12 months, we have seen our medical device testing sales rise by 20%Â
DDL packaging engineers test medical device products and packaging to ensure that it will maintain its barrier integrity throughout the medical deviceÂs intended shelf life and through the rigors of manufacture, shipping and handling.
To learn more about sterile medical device package development or to receive a complimentary copy of Patrick NolanÂs published article*, visit http://www.testedandproven.com/book.html.
- Note: there is a limited supply of articles.
DDL offers expert product testing, package testing and material testing services including shock testing, vibration testing, tensile testing, leak testing and validation. DDL testing services maintains full service testing labs in Minnesota and California.
Contact DDL at http://www.TestedandProven.com or call Scott Levy at 952-941-9226 ext.115.
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