Northwire expands biocompatibility compliance



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Northwire (Osceola, Wis.) announced that it has finished additional testing to certify its BioCompatic material line to be in accordance with ISO 10993-10 irritation and skin sensitization requirements.

The company’s BioCompatic material is designed to create optimized, safe and dependable medical cables while meeting biocompatibility standards under USP Class VI and compliance to ISO 10993-5 cytotoxicity. Northwire recently completed laboratory testing to assure additional compliance to ISO 10993-10 irritation and skin sensitization requirements.

BioCompatic is free of phthalates, halogens and latex and is compatible with steam, H2O2, gamma and ETO sterilization.

Northwire will showcase BioCompatic and more at MD&M West in Anaheim, Calif., Feb. 6-8 at booth 1859.

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