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TentaMedix becomes official testing laboratory for medical devices

Karlsruhe: Animal free biomcompatibility testing of medical devices achieved ZLG recognition – Succesful Re-Accreditation according to ISO 17025:2018 On the 18th of December 2019 the Tentamus company TentaMedix GmbH received the official recognition document and listing by ZLG as testing laboratory according to the guideline 93/42 EWG, 90/385/EWG and DIN ISO/IEC 17025 for biological and
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MicroMol becomes TentaMedix GmbH

Karlsruhe: TentaMedix is pleased to announce the new company name On the 11th of November 2019 the Tentamus company MicroMol GmbH has changed its name to TentaMedix GmbH. TentaMedix will continue MicroMol’s business concept in offering sophisticated and accredited microbiological and bioanalytics in the field of  Biological Risk Assessment especially in the field of Biological
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Renewed GMP certificate for MicroMol

Extension of the certificate for amino acid analysis (Ph. Eur.2.2.56) and the absence of bacteriophages In August 2019, MicroMol has been inspected by the local regulatory GMP authority under the national inspection programme in connection with its activity according to the German Drug Law. After successful completion of the inspection MicroMol has extended its certificate
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Creamedix becomes part of MicroMol and the Tentamus Group

Karlsruhe/ Weingarten (Germany), 04.07.19  The medical device testing laboratory Creamedix in Weingarten, Germany, is joining MicroMol in Karlsruhe and thus also the Tentamus Group. Dr. Dominik Herzog, Managing Director of MicroMol GmbH announced the move in Weingarten. “We are very pleased to welcome Creamedix on board of MicroMol and Tentamus. Creamedix’ strong expertise in biocompatibility
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GMP Audit successful

Tentamus GMP-audits are an important tool to assure the services of the pharmaceutical labs. One lab conducting an audit at another lab is very helpful to overcome organizational blindness and to harmonize processes and mainly results. MicroMol welcomed the auditors from VELA-labs in Vienna and from BLS in Bad Kissingen. It was a very effective
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Laboratorio Control extends its ENAC scope in Feed, Food and Food Additives

Committed to the continuous improvement of its analytical services, Laboratorio Control extends its ENAC (National Accreditation Body) accreditation in the Food and Animal Nutrition sectors.   The Molecular Biology Department of the laboratory has successfully passed the ENAC audit which focused on the evaluation of the analytical method for the detection of Salmonella spp. and
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Laboratorio Tello at EXPOLIVA 2021

Once again, the team of Laboratorio Tello did not miss one of the main events of the olive oil sector at international level: EXPOLIVA 2021, International Fair of Olive Oil and Related Industries, which ended 25th of September at the Provincial Exhibition and Conference Centre (IFEJA) in Jaén. Despite the exceptional situation due to the
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BAV Institute extends its scope of accreditation

The BAV Institute from Offenburg is pleased to announce that the recently conducted eight-day audit within the scope of accreditation according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025 was passed successfully again. A special highlight is that also the culture media production and testing according to DIN EN ISO 11133 has been successfully assessed and will be
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Analytical Food Laboratories offers first ever PCR Cyclospora testing platform

Grand Prairie, Texas: Analytical Food Laboratories motto is keeping people safe since 1992 using integrated solutions, technical expertise, local approach, global results, and quick response times. AFL is a true one-stop full-service lab that provides tailored interpretation and consultative approach to deliver measurable results. All departments are housed in one location, and all services are
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Ethylene oxide is detected in more and more food products!

In the recent past, numerous products containing sesame seeds, locust bean gum, xanthan gum and thickeners were recalled from the market because the maximum residue levels for ethylene oxide were exceeded. In the EU, food business operators are responsible for having their products tested for residues as part of their own inspections. According to Regulation
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Drug-Device-Combinations acc. to article 117 MDR

With the entry into force of the Medical Devices Regulation (EU) 2017/745 (MDR) at the end of May 2021, there have not only been many new and mostly more complex requirements for manufacturers of medical devices. Article 117 MDR also amends Annex I of the Medicinal Products Directive 2001/83/EC on so-called drug-device combinations to the
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Old woman - brain - puzzle - alzheimer

Aducanumab – first new treatment approved for Alzheimer’s since 2003

Alzheimer disease: Alzheimer’s is responsible for 60% of the world’s estimated 50 million dementias. The heterogeneity of the disease makes Alzheimer’s diagnosis and counting the total number of affected people difficult. Every fifth patient has an atypical Alzheimer’s disease, which is often not recognized This progressive neurodegenerative disease starts with microscopic changes in the brain
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Preservation Challenge Tests Cosmetics Tentamus

Preservation Challenge Tests for Cosmetics according to ISO 11930

How can we ensure that a cosmetic product remains stable against microbiological influences?   Preservation challenge tests represent a fundamental building block for evaluating the microbiological safety of cosmetic products. The test is intended to confirm that the cosmetic product prevents germ multiplication when used as intended and is therefore microbiologically stable. The ISO 11930
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Fragrances Cosmetics Tentamus

New Regulations for Fragrances in Cosmetics

The field of analysis and declaration of allergenic fragrances in cosmetics is currently in a state of flux. In general, certain fragrances a certain amount in cosmetics have to be declared above (according to Annex III of Regulation (EC) No. 1223/2009: 10ppm for leave-on products, 100ppm for rinse-off products), the use of individual fragrances is even
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