FAQs - Biologics

Biologics

  • What is the shelf life for the Tutoplast® products?

    The Tutoplast® products have a unique 5-year shelf life from when the product is packaged and sterilized.

  • Can the Tutoplast® products be resterilized if expired, opened, and not used or dropped?

    No, the product cannot be resterilized if expired, opened, and not used or dropped.

  • Are Tutoplast® products MRI compatible and latex free?

    Yes, the Tutoplast® products are MRI compatible and latex free.

  • Where does the Tutoplast® patch allograft tissue come from?

    Our manufacturer, sources the tissue from donors in the US that have been screened and have given consent.

  • Is the Tutoplast® patch allograft product human or animal tissue?

    Tutoplast® products are human based tissue.

  • Is this product FDA approved?

    There is no FDA approval for human tissue, but the products are FDA registered.

  • What is the shelf life for the amniotic membrane products?

    Amniotic membrane products have a 5-year shelf life from when the product is packaged and sterilized.

  • Can the amniotic membrane be re-sterilized if expired, or opened and not used?

    No, the amniotic membrane products cannot be re-sterilized if expired, or opened and not used.

  • How is the amniotic membrane oriented in the packaging?

    The amniotic membrane is packaged basement membrane side up and can be identified by reading the “IOP” watermark.

  • What is the tarSys shelf life?

    The tarSys shelf life is 18 months from when the product is packaged and sterilized.

  • Can the product be re-sterilized if expired, opened and not used, or dropped?

    No, the product cannot be re-sterilized if expired, opened and not used, or dropped.

  • Are the amniotic membrane products MRI compatible and latex free?

    Yes, the amniotic membrane products are MRI compatible and latex free.

  • Is tarSys MRI compatible?

    Yes, tarSys is MRI compatible.

  • Is the Labtician Gold Weights product MRI compatible?

    Yes, the Labtician products are MRI compatible.

  • What is the Labtician gold weight shelf life?

    The Labtician gold weights have a shelf life of 7-years from when the product is packaged and sterilized.

  • Are the Labtician products MRI compatible and latex free?

    Yes, the Labtician products are MRI compatible and latex free.

  • Is the product latex free? - Biologics-Molteno® Glaucoma Implant

    Yes, the Molteno® products are latex free.

  • Where does the amniotic membrane tissue come from?

    The product is sourced from C-Section donors in the US that have been screened and have given consent.

  • Is the amniotic membrane product human or animal tissue?

    The product is human amniotic membrane tissue.

  • Are the Labtician products FDA cleared?

    Yes, the 510k number is K983607.

  • Is tarSys FDA approved?

    Yes, the tarSys 510k number is K053622.

  • How is the product stored?

    The product is stored at room temperature.

  • How are the amniotic membrane products stored?

    The amniotic membrane products are stored in a clean, dry environment at ambient (room) temperature.