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Understanding Sterilization Methods for Medical Packaging Applications

Posted by Jimmy Shah on October 22, 2019

In today’s world, patient safety is the primary concern throughout all stages of the medical packaging supply chain. The use of pre-sterilized devices or kits designed for one-time use is an effective way to ensure the cleanliness of the medical device being used.  Plastics is an ideal material for single-use packaging because of their versatility, light weight nature, sustainability, and ability to withstand the harsh sterilization techniques required to destroy dangerous bacteria and pathogens.

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Topics: Medical Packaging, Medical Device Packaging, ISO 9001:2015

USP Class VI Plastic Sheet for Medical Device Applications

Posted by Jimmy Shah on December 14, 2016

Plastic is used extensively in modern medicine and the incorporation of plastic into a wide range of applications has been increasing steadily over the past decade - but a thermoformed plastic medical device that touches the human body? Is this safe? How is this controlled? How can we ensure that this material meets the proper requirements and approvals for pharmaceutical and medical applications?

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Topics: Medical Packaging, Medical Device Packaging, USP Class VI Plastics, USP Class VI Testing

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