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WuXi Medical Device Testing

The medical device regulatory environment is constantly evolving—let WuXi AppTec be your guide. We provide world-class, integrated, testing solutions to enable our clients to transform their ideas into life-changing healthcare solutions for patients and caregivers. We are committed to delivering the level of expert lab testing needed to make that vision a reality—for companies big and small.

What you need to know

Improving Patient’s Lives — Together

To support your products in today’s complex global marketplace, you need an approach that is tailored to your unique product and distribution strategy. WuXi AppTec has supported hundreds of thousands of devices with the strategies and testing needed to gain market access, avoid costly delays and support changing requirements throughout a product’s lifecycle. How do we do this? By focusing our efforts on the following three areas.

Robust Approach

We’re the chemistry gold standard, with the only program committed to doing complete characterization the first time and every time. We meet biocompatibility systemic endpoints with chemical characterization and risk assessment 80–85% of the time.

Active Leadership

We share our knowledge with the FDA on how to approach Biological Evaluations based on International Standards, because we serve on standards committees and track regulatory inquiries and trends. It’s what gives us the inside track to be proactive partners that anticipate change.

Strategic Partnership

From development through commercialization, we’re your full-service partner and strategic consultant, and true extension of your team.

Partnering for Global Medical Device Success

From materials characterization to custom studies, reprocessing validations to lot release, WuXi AppTec’s medical device team has you covered. We can design customized solutions for each customer and project, including:

  • Advising clients regarding ongoing regulatory changes and supporting interaction with regulatory bodies
  • Leading scientific discovery and guiding study design to achieve optimal results
  • Applying our expertise across medical devices, biologics and combination projects

ISO 10993-1: Spotlight on chemical characterization

Our Senior Director of Analytical Chemistry and Regulatory Toxicology, Sandi Schaible, is an international delegate for ISO 10993 Part 18. Watch her explain the recent changes.


Our medical device preclinical safety consulting draws on more than 25 years of experience to support the overall safety of your device.


Our wide range of testing programs support medical device product manufacturers from design development through commercialization.


cGMP manufacturing services are available for medical device, combination, and tissue products requiring a cleanroom or controlled manufacturing environment.

Our all-inclusive approach to microbial identification

WuXi AppTec’s robust approach to microbial identification (id) testing surpasses the industry standard offered by other laboratories.

Environmental monitoring supports a risk-based approach to manufacturing control

Robust environmental monitoring program includes information to support process controls through sample collection, microbial testing and trending data.

Radiation Sterilization: Verifying Dose Survivors

A wealth of knowledge was gained from a historic data review of radiation dose verification failures. Our experts highlight the importance and application of this data set as well as its benefit to device manufacturers.