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Recent Trends and Regulatory Expectations in Chemical Characterization of Medical Devices per ISO 10993-18 Guidance

Join us for a deep dive into the world of biocompatibility assessment with our three-part webinar series: Navigating ISO 10993: A Comprehensive Guide to Biocompatibility in Medical Devices.


Chemical characterization, as per ISO 10993-18 guidance, has become an important component of biocompatibility testing for medical devices.

The beginning of 2020 saw a major update to ISO 10993-18, titled “Chemical characterization of medical device materials within a risk management process”, with a subsequent amendment published in 2022.

This presentation will focus on the recent regulatory expectations regarding the chemical characterization of medical devices.


In our discussion, the audience will gain insight into the key steps required by ISO 10993, as well as learn the latest trends and regulatory expectations for the chemical characterization of medical devices.


  • Understanding the key steps of ISO 10993 and EU MDR
  • Strategies of exhaustive extractions for long-term or permanent contact devices
  • Discuss the ISO 10993-18 amendment published in 2022
  • Method qualification/validation of screening methods
  • Q&A


Dujuan Lu

Dujuan Lu

Global E&L Leader – SGS
Ibim Tariah

Ibim Tariah

Technical Business Development Director – Medical Devices, SGS

Target Audience: The webinar is aimed at professionals in the medical device industry, or anyone interested in the chemical characterization of medical devices.

Language: English

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