Biological Safety Support

Our certified toxicologists support you with regards to biological safety and toxicological requirements of your medical device.

Advice and Support

  • Customized regulatory consulting for biological safety of medical devices and strategic support, according to the ISO 10993 series and other relevant regulatory requirements
  • Data gap analyses and development of chemical and toxicological/biocompatibility testing strategies including preparation of the biological evaluation plan
  • Interaction with contract research organizations (CROs) during study management and monitoring
  • Scientific literature searches and data evaluation with regards to reliability and applicability for biological evaluation
  • Toxicological characterization of raw materials and/or extractables and leachables
  • Alternative evaluation approaches, e.g. in silico modelling (Quantitative Structure Activity Relationship - QSAR), read-across, etc.…
  • Hazard and exposure assessment as well as risk benefit evaluation for medical devices
  • Overall biological safety assessment, and compilation of a biological evaluation report
  • Toxicological expert statements, e.g. regarding Carcinogenic/Mutagenic/Reprotoxic (CMR) properties, particle toxicity, etc.…
  • Communication with authorities and notified bodies


Specific topics include:

Evaluation of zoonosis risks for material of animal origin including annual updates.

Dr. med. Isabelle Lang-Zwosta Global Regulatory Affairs and Business Development Medical Devices
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