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Your products help save lives, our tests help make that possible. Our track record and reputation for quality and reliability set us apart.

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We provide personalized service for every client and every project with our worldwide network of labs and facilities. We know that timely turnaround, superb quality and working with a provider who understands your needs are critical to a long-standing partnership - and that’s why 99.4% of our sales orders are from repeat customers.

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We understand your business and the challenges you face. In fact, our experts sit on the standards committees and have created many of the tests you rely on. Learn from our experts.

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What are the common test methods for pyrogen testing and how to choose between them? 

Posted: November 27, 2023

There are several methods that can be applied to detect pyrogens:  the bacterial endotoxins test (BET – including kinetic chromogenic, kinetic turbidimetric, and gel-clot techniques) historically known as the Limulus amebocyte lysate (LAL) test, the rabbit pyrogen test (RPT), the monocyte activation test (MAT), the recombinant Factor C (rFC) assay, etc.   To select the appropriate...

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BSI and Nelson Labs announce strategic collaboration to provide improved product testing support to meet international regulatory standards

Posted: November 16, 2023

Herndon, VA & Salt Lake City, UT, November 14, 2023 – BSI, which provides international product testing, has announced a strategic collaboration with Nelson Labs, a global leader in outsourced microbiological and analytical chemistry testing and advisory services for the medical device and pharmaceutical industries. The collaboration is designed to bring manufacturers added benefits, such...

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The Validation of Sterile Medical Devices Salt Lake City 2024

Event date: January 23, 2024

Learn how to achieve more successful testing outcomes by attending our Validation of Sterile Medical Devices: Sterilization, Packaging, Biocompatibility, Toxicology, and Reprocessing seminar in Salt Lake City, Utah. The aim of...

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