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By Phil Roxby
As a test laboratory for medical devices, our purpose is to help product developers along their journey toward regulatory compliance. Due to the all-consuming nature of designing a brand new product, developers are frequently more focused on functionality than risk.
This is perfectly normal considering the long process between conception and clinical trial. However, […]
ISTA recently made changes to its 3A test procedure with the addition of a leak test for packaged products which contain liquids. The purpose of the change, published in March, is to “evaluate the closure system’s ability to contain the liquid after all other 3A testing elements have been completed.”
The leakage test requires the product […]
Independent, award-winning and accredited test laboratory Anecto is excited to invite you to participate in an upcoming seminar on Medical Device packaging:
Date: Tues 5th & Wed 6th June, 2018
Venue: Hotel allgäu resort
87730 Bad Grönenbach,
What to Expect?
This 2-day educational seminar will include presentations, poster sessions, workshops and a plant tour that will all focus […]
By Noel Gibbons, Anecto Lead Programme Manager
Does every medical device’s packaging system need to be tested separately?
Most of the medical device manufacturers Anecto works with have straightforward packing testing needs. Usually they have a single product they wish to bring to market, and its product and packaging system need to be validated. In this case, […]
An Anecto opinion piece.
If you’re a medical device manufacturer, the persistent elephant in your room is probably regulation. This issue is best currently represented by the EU medical device regulations (MDR), which replaced the medical device directive (MDD) when published in May 2017, and is currently in a transition period.
In 2020, the MDR will be […]
Anecto has been named the Medtech Partner/Supplier of the Year after winning the accolade at the Irish Medtech Awards 2017 at the Radisson in Galway on Thursday, 7th December.
Anecto is an independent, highly accredited ISO 17025 test laboratory that provides testing, technical support through the product development cycle, compliance guidance, and other technical services to […]
Congratulations to John Herrity of Boston Scientific who was the lucky recipient of a brand new iPad 9.7 just in time for Christmas!
John’s name was pulled from a selection of hundreds of entrants who had successfully completed Anecto’s 2017 Customer Survey.
He was presented the iPad this week by Anecto’s Commercial Manager Yvonne Kearney.
Well done John from all at Anecto!
Do your Luer connectors comply with the new ISO 80369-7 requirements?
Anecto can help validate and challenge all luer types and we have a full offering of ISO 17025 accredited performance tests.
In line with Anecto’s constant development and dedication to be at the highest levels of conformance in medical device testing, we can now announce that […]
The Board of Anecto has announced that Donal Devery has been appointed as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer. Donal takes up the position with immediate effect, succeeding Frank Cashman, who founded Anecto in 1994 with Liam Maher.
Donal brings over 15 years’ experience in the medical device and electronics sectors. He previously held the role […]
ASTM D 4728, the Standard Test Method for Random Vibration Testing of Shipping Containers has been updated to the 2017 version.
According to the latest update which was approved on September 1, 2017, Committee D10 has identified the location of selected changes to this standard since the last issue (D4728-06(2012)) that may impact the use of […]