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Successful Medical Device Cleaning Validations: What You Need to Know

Validating cleaning instructions for a tray of reusable orthopedic devices is an important milestone on the path to obtaining FDA clearance for those devices.

Although the process of validation can seem daunting at first, medical device manufacturers seeking to successfully navigate this process can do so confidently and efficiently if they are armed with knowledge, education, and guidance.

Download this white paper to get detailed information on successful medical-device cleaning validations.

Emily Mitzel

Emily Mitzel

Reusable Medical Devices Expert

Emily Mitzel is an Expert Advisor and Senior Scientist at Nelson Labs. Her expertise includes reusable device reprocessing validations, newly manufactured device validations, sterilization, and microbiology testing. Emily presents at Nelson Labs’ seminars, tradeshows, ISO, FDA, AAMI, and client facilities across the U.S. and internationally. Emily is an active committee member of many working groups...


Alpa Patel

Senior Scientist, RM (NCRM)

Alpa Patel is a certified microbiologist, RM(NRCM) with the National Registry of Certified Microbiologists and has been with Nelson Laboratories, Inc. since 2003. Currently, she is a senior scientist at Nelson Laboratories, and was a department scientist and a study director over Cleaning, Disinfection, Sterilization and tissue process validations from 2004-2010.

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