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How can I find whether a material is FDA approved?

We are needing information on determining if Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene is approved by the FDA?
Wesley Buller wbuller@mcfvalves.com

A quick search on the FDA's site at www.fda.gov revealed several documents about evaluating UHMWPE for use in orthopedic products.

Author: Fred Senese senese@antoine.frostburg.edu



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