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Farmaceutiske produkter og medicinske utensilier

Medical devices

Biocompatibility service acc. ISO 10993

Medical devices are subject to strict requirements to documentation

When medical devices are in question, the Authorities demand evidence that no biological risks are involved in the use of medical devices.

In connection with medical devices that come into direct or indirect contact with the body it is required that the manufacturers of the medical devices are familiar with the content of the chemical substances and which concentrations the users can be exposed to.


Please note the deadline for MDR, 26 May 2021

With the new MDR coming into force on 26 May 2021, the requirements for manufacturers and distributors of medical devices have increased considerably.

If you are not yet ready for the MDR, it is important to start the process now, as it takes a few months. Please send a message or give us a call - we will be happy to help you further


How can the Danish Technological Institute help you?

The laboratory at Danish Technological Institute can assist with the chemical characterization of medical devices and with analyses of extractables and leachables according to EN ISO 10993-18.

The results can be used for biological evaluation of medical devices.

If new analysis methods have to be developed, then Danish Technological Institute will enter into a close co-operation with the customer to obtain the best results.


We can carry out the following analyses:

  • Studies of leachables and extractables. The studies are carried out according to ISO 10993-12 and ISO 10993-18
  • Chemical characterization of medical devices according to ISO 10993-18
  • Screening analyses for unknown constituents - for organic as well as inorganic substances
  • Analyses for content of residue solvents or residue monomers in medical devices
  • Analyses for content of inorganic elemnets, including metals

The laboratory is accredited according to ISO/IEC 17025:2017.