C.G. Laboratories Validates and develops Manufacturer’s Instructions for Use (IFU) for Reusable Medical Devices

The FDA places responsibility on the device manufacturer for testing and validation of any labeling claims for reuse (that are provided in the IFU-Instructions for Use).  This includes the handling, cleaning, disinfection and sterilization of reusable medical devices in a health care facility.

C.G. Laboratories will guide you through the process, ensuring that your product goals are met.  We will point out any potential issues before medical device validation begins to give the best possibility for success.  This emulates one of our Core Values which is to help our Customers succeed.

Applicable Standards:  AAMI TIR 12 and AAMI TIR 30

FDA guidance document:  Reprocessing Medical Devices In Health Care Settings:  Validation Methods and Labeling

C.G. Laboratories validates the following aspects of Reusable devices:

  • Steam Sterilization
  • Sterrad Sterilization
  • Manual Cleaning (protein and hemoglobin)
  • Automated Cleaning (ISO 15883 compliant) – protein and hemoglobin
  • Disinfection (low, intermediate or high level) Validation
  • Simulated Use (Functionality) Validation
  • Thermal Disinfection Validation
  • Life Cycle (continuous-cycle programming capabilities)

C.G. Labs began in 1983 as a microbiology laboratory founded by Dr. Glenn Crum. In 1996, we relocated to Granbury, TX and expanded our services to include medical device contract manufacturing. We have grown into a multi-service company with three distinct divisions with 19,000 square feet spanning two sites. All our services are current, regulated and quality-driven. We are registered with the FDA and ISO accredited to 13485:2016 and MDSAP.

Our GET MORE objective gives you great customer service, guidance, quality management and access to experts. We strive to exceed your expectations, to meet government regulations and to make the world a safer place. With C.G. Laboratories, you always GET MORE.

Have questions about Medical Device Validation?

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Katelyn Long
1410 Southtown Dr.
Granbury, TX 76048
P: (817) 279-1945, Ext. 5

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