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FDA Issues Final Guidance on Use of Animal Tissues in Medical/Dental Devices

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued final guidance on the use of animal tissues as part of any medical/dental device.  The FDA notes that animal tissues have special properties and susceptibilities to infection that need to be taken into account when they are used in medical/dental devices.  To read the FDA announcement and summary of its final guidance on the use of animal tissues in medical/dental devices, and to access the complete FDA guidance, use the link below.