Contract Manufacturing and Packaging

STERIS Laboratories manufactures a variety of products through numerous semi-automated and manual manufacturing lines.

Our contract manufacturing and packaging services include assembly, passivation, cleaning, bonding, and small scale filling. Cleaning and passivation lines are batch processes that may include the following rinses: alcohol, detergents, USP purified water, WFIr and/or specified acid concentrations.

Packaging, labelling, bar coding, boxing and palletizing operations are also established for many of our manufacturing lines. Our contract packaging services include pouches and trays for radiation, ethylene oxide and steam sterilized products. Steam sterilization may also be performed onsite at STERIS Laboratories.
Cleanroom manufacturing operations are conducted in an ISO 7 (class 10,000) cleanroom of more than 7,000 square feet.

ISO 5 (class 100) areas are also available for stricter particulate sensitive operations involving manufacturing, assembly, cleaning and passivation for implantable device and drug delivery system lines.

Product types manufactured include:

  • Auditory
  • Catheter products
  • Composite drug delivery systems
  • Implantable microchips
  • Kits
  • Liquid filling
  • Ocular implants
  • Pharmaceutical manufacturing aids
  • Stainless steel and titanium implants
  • Surgical supplies
  • Tubing sets (infusion and perfusion)

Process validation is recommended for routine contract manufacturing. In particular, chemical bonding, packaging, cleaning, passivation, sterilization processes and laboratory test methods should be validated.

Contract package testing services include:

  • Seal integrity testing (pouches and tray)
  • Peel test
  • Dye test
  • Burst test
  • Visual intact
  • Visual adhesive transfer

STERIS Laboratories provides inspection tests on materials and products at various stages during the manufacturing process. These tests are conducted on incoming materials, components, validation samples, in process and product for final release.

Available services vary between laboratories. Contact us to learn more about the services offered at each of our locations

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