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Activ Surgical Announces FDA Clearance for ActivSight Intraoperative Imaging Module

Activ Surgical announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance of the company’s ActivSight Intraoperative Imaging Module for enhanced surgical visualization.

Metrex Surface Disinfectant Portfolio Secures EPA Approval

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved all eight surface disinfectant products made by an infection prevention leader, Metrex, as effective against SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19.

Olympus Supports Safety Actions Regarding Surgical Smoke

Olympus has announced its support of The Joint Commission’s recommended safety actions for managing the hazards of exposure to surgical smoke for health care staff in operating rooms.

Exofin Fusion Redesign Receives FDA Approval

Chemence Medical, a leader in medical cyanoacrylate devices and products, announced the U.S. Federal Drug Administration’s (FDA) 510(k) approval of the company’s redesigned exofin fusion skin closure system.

Healthmark EndoCheck

Test the cleanliness of the biopsy channel of the flexible endoscope. The EndoCheck is a miniature chemistry kit that is simple to use and interpret. Simply swab the biopsy channel of the scope with the included soft-tipped long probe, clip off the swab into the vial. Mix the activating agent, shake vigorously, wait and then check for a color change. Depending on the type of test used, a color change indicates that blood residue or protein residue remains in the channel, and should be reprocessed. EndoCheck complies with ASTM Guide D7225.

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