In vitro diagnostic medical devices – Instructions for use
Many microbiology and all microscopy products of Merck are “in vitro diagnostic medical devices” (IVD) according to the directive 98/79/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 October 1998 and fulfill the requirements for CE marking.
Detailed instructions for use of these products can be obtained by clicking on the link.
In our “Microbiology” section, we provide the general instruction for use for the dehydrated culture media and specific instructions for use. The latter ones describe approx. 90 Merck products including dehydrated culture media, ready-to-use culture media, dip slide media, anaerobiosis systems and products for rapid identification of micro-organisms. The instructions for use are available in English, German, French and Spanish.
In our “Microscopy” section, you find the instructions for use for approx. 160 products for bacteriology, cytology, haematology, histology as well as other applications (e. g. for dyes, fixing reagents and mounting, embedding and immersion media). The instructions for use are provided in English, German, French, Spanish and Italian.