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Biocompatibility and Toxicology Overview

Nelson Labs offers a full trifecta of services to meet the needs for Biocompatibility and Toxicological Risk Assessments of medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and consumer products. Biocompatibility testing is very common across the health care and bio-technology industry industry. However, with 24 possible categories, each with a unique set of testing requirements, the biocompatibility testing experience can be intimidating. Even after a device has been categorized, a myriad of decisions for each test remains.

Our Technical Consulting group can provide a full service experience to help you ensure that you meet the safety and regulatory requirements for your product.

If you have additional questions about Biocompatibility & Toxicology testing, or would like to consult with the experts at Nelson Labs, send us a request or call us at +1 (801) 290-7500.


In today’s competitive consumer product market, ensuring the safety of your products is not just a legal requirement, but a moral obligation. As a consumer product manufacturer, your reputation and success depend on delivering products that are safe for human use. The consequences of neglecting product safety can be devastating, leading to product recalls, legal liabilities, and most importantly, harm to consumers.

Medical device

Our experts have broken out the biological safety evaluation process into three distinct phases that can be used to accommodate a medical device in any stage of the product life-cycle.


Manufacturers of modern-day, complex devices need to assess the biocompatibility of their drug container and combination device materials and processes by taking a holistic risk-based approach to their biological safety evaluations.