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Medical Package Testing

ISTA Testing Standards Elevate Medical Device Packaging to Preserve your Bottom Line

LSO is an ISTA-certified package testing lab with nearly 30 years of industry experience and can tackle any medical package testing needs, ultimately preserving clients’ bottom line thanks to shortened package development time and minimized potential for transportation mishaps. Now is the time to get started!
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Medical Package Testing

Maximize Time and Cost Benefits with the Power of Pre-Validated Packaging for Medical Devices

Pre-validated packaging solutions are now the go-to option for medical device manufacturers who don’t need custom packing for their product. Benefits include expedited time to market, reduced costs, and sterilization efficiencies. Learn how these standardized packaging options have helped medical device manufacturers have a direct and immediate impact to their bottom line.
Accelerated aging is a medical package testing method that can accurately assess packaging durability by simulating environmental factors such as heat and humidity.
Medical Package Testing

Accelerated Aging: The Medical Package Testing Method that Determines Integrity, Longevity, and Reliability in Less Time

What’s the difference between real-time aging and accelerated aging? Is one faster than the other? Uncover how accelerated aging assesses medical device packaging durability in a shorter period of time using simulated environmental factors and the ways ASTM F1980 guides this method with standardized and reliable testing practices.
Plastic tray filled with syringes and needle holder with a Tyvek lid.
Medical Package Testing

Unveiling the Vital Role of the Sterile Barrier in Medical Device Packaging

A packaging sterile barrier acts as a super-shield around the device. This protective cocoon prevents contamination during storage and distribution. Validating the sterile barrier is essentially a quality check to ensure the device can withstand its shelf life with sterility intact until the end user is ready to open it.
Medical device neatly placed in a tray, securely sealed with a Tyvek cover.
Medical Package Testing

Tyvek: The Ideal Versatile Solution for Medical Device Packaging Needs

Tyvek has taken the medical device packaging world by storm, becoming the preferred choice over many plastic and paper options. Its unique properties satisfy stringent regulations and ensure the safety and efficacy of medical devices during transportation, handling, and opening. Manufacturers now have access to this versatile solution that not only meets regulatory demands but also guarantees numerous benefits (like being waterproof AND tearproof).
Package design is critical to a new medical device product launch. Avoid costly delays and better understand the process with our medical device packaging checklist.
Medical Package Testing

Unpacking Success: Medical Device Packaging Checklist for Successful Product Launches

This article discusses the importance of understanding packaging requirements for medical device companies during product launches. While the launch of a new medical device can be exciting, it can also be accompanied by anxiety, especially for start-up companies who may not fully comprehend the packaging process.
Conducting a sterile barrier testing, such as the ASTM F1929-12 dye leak test, is crucial for confirming the integrity of medical packaging seals.
Medical Package Testing

6 Methods for Medical Package Sterile Barrier Validation Testing: INFOGRAPHIC

Validation testing ensures your medical device’s packaging sterile barrier stays intact – no matter what it’s exposed to during processing, sitting on a shelf, or during transit. View an infographic tool with details on the six different ways validation testing occurs based on packaging elements.
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Medical Package Testing

Preventing Damage and Maintaining a Sterile Barrier: Why Medical Device Distribution Testing is Necessary

Medical devices must be reliably shipped across the country and around the world to arrive intact at their destinations for a positive impact on human health. Yet improper packaging preparation can mean the sometimes life-saving medical devices arrive in less-than-optimal condition. Medical device manufacturers must take all mandated and recommended packaging steps to ensure such a dismal outcome does not come to pass. That includes medical package testing.

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