Navigation Links
Westpak Is Expanding HAZMAT Testing To Meet Demand From The Medical Device Industry
Date:6/11/2013

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical products may contain hazardous materials (HAZMAT) that are regulated under the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR).  The packaging systems may also be subject to several shipping rules and requirements from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), which follows the United Nations (UN) guidelines.  Westpak, Inc., is expanding their HAZMAT testing capacity in response to these growing needs.

Some medical products include hazardous materials that can range anywhere from animal tissue to lithium batteries to corrosive substances.  These products, which contain hazardous materials in an amount that is regulated by the Department of Transportation, will be subjected to specific shipping test procedures and steps such as internal pressure and vibration tests. Several steps need to be taken to verify that the product meets the necessary requirements set by the UN to ensure safe global shipments. 

"Westpak can help you determine if your product is regulated and determine if it will need to go through testing per 49 CFR 178.601," states Andrew Thomas, test engineer.  "If testing is required, Westpak can also guide your company through the steps necessary to certify your package system and ensure that it successfully meets the requirements listed in the standard," added Thomas.

If you would like assistance to determine if your package would be subject to these regulations, contact Jorge Campos at Westpak, San Jose - 408 224 1300 or Andrew Thomas at Westpak, San Diego – 858 623 8100.

About Westpak

Westpak, Inc. is a leading independent third party testing laboratory with facilities in San Jose and San Diego, CA.  Westpak's philosophy is "Integrity is the priceless ingredient in testing" since being established in 1986. Westpak's laboratories are accredited to ISO/IEC 17025 by A2LA for a wide variety of test procedures. Westpak specializes in product, reliability, distribution, packaging and related custom testing services for solar technology, medical device and other industries.Westpak, Inc. 

Westpak, Inc.83 Great Oaks Blvd.,

10326 Roselle StreetSan Jose, California 95119

San Diego, California 92121408-224-1300

858-623-8100www.westpak.com
'/>"/>

SOURCE Westpak, Inc.
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Two Of The Nations Top Specialists In Lupus, Drs. Swamy Venuturupalli & Daniel Wallace, Join In Expanding Research On Auto-Immune Diseases
2. Cellular Dynamics Announces Presentations at the Society of Toxicologys 52nd Annual Meeting Demonstrating the Expanding Impact of iPSC-Derived Human Cells on Toxicology Assay Development
3. Medical Devices Market in China to 2018 - Government Reforms Aimed at Strengthening the Healthcare System and Expanding Access will Accelerate Growth
4. UBM Canon, the Global Authority on the MedTech Industry, Announces Key Hire in Germany to Complement Its Expanding Media and Marketing Solutions Team
5. Positioning Strategies Effectively Minimize Cannibalization of a Legacy Brand When Expanding a Product Portfolio
6. Wound Care Management Market to 2018 - Advanced Wound Care Modalities and an Expanding Patient Base Create Significant Growth Opportunities in Emerging Countries
7. Terumo Completes U.S. Patient Enrollment in the OSPREY Trial to Evaluate the MISAGO Self-expanding Stent
8. Frost & Sullivan: Expanding Sample Prep Market Supports Growth Trends in Molecular Diagnostics Markets
9. HeartWare International Receives CE Mark Addendum, Expanding Label to Include All Patients at Risk of Death From Refractory, End-Stage Heart Failure
10. Heightened Awareness, Coupled with Expanding Patient Pool, Stimulates Sleep Apnea Diagnostics and Sleep Services Market, Says Frost & Sullivan
11. SanBio Announces FDA Clearance for the Initiation of a Phase I/2a Clinical Trial Testing Their Cell Therapy Product, SB623, in Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/2/2017)... , Aug. 2, 2017 Fenita ... Who as a Pinnacle Lifetime Professional in the ... Account Manager at Turing Pharmaceuticals, AG. Her skills ... and relationship building.                ... than 25 years of experience as a highly ...
(Date:8/2/2017)... 2017 CaryRx, a next-generation full-service pharmacy, has announced ... patients in the Washington D.C. metropolitan ... providing delivery of medications through the convenience of its patient-friendly ... delivered within one hour to any location in D.C. ... this invaluable service to Washington D.C. ," says ...
(Date:7/31/2017)... July 31, 2017 Three Tru-D SmartUVC robots have ... South Korea . Tru-D, short for "Total Room Ultraviolet Disinfection," is ... after an environmental services (ES) professional cleans the area with traditional cleaning ... Tru-D fights ... "Although the BAACH has a ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:8/16/2017)... ... 16, 2017 , ... Paul Vitenas, MD, FACS , is honored to ... annual list identifies the nation’s top physicians, in a variety of specialties. This marks ... top of Castle Connolly’s coveted ranking. , Castle Connolly is the nation’s trusted provider ...
(Date:8/16/2017)... ... August 16, 2017 , ... SGNA Standards of Infection Control ... cycle, both between patient procedures and before storage, is a requisite practice crucial ... to the prevention of disease transmission and nosocomial infection as cleaning and HLD.” ...
(Date:8/16/2017)... ... August 16, 2017 , ... Richard Strawn’s new ... during the time of a cancer diagnosis, surgery and recovery, the Psalms provided ... the many ways God shows love to those who are sick., Surgical Psalms ...
(Date:8/16/2017)... , ... August 16, 2017 , ... ... offering an opportunity for men and women to train as hospice volunteers. Volunteers ... with life-limiting illness. For over 30 years, the agency has trained volunteers to ...
(Date:8/16/2017)... ... August 16, 2017 , ... Rollon Skin Care ... skincare solutions, recently announced the launch of two new skincare products, Prache Antiaging ... alternative to expensive plastic surgery or in-patient cosmetic dermatological procedures. , “Prache Antiaging ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):