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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 self-certification.

Instructions for Microbiology

We provide the general instruction for use for dehydrated culture media and specific instructions for use for approximately 90 Merck Microbiology 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.

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Instructions for  Microscopy

You find the instructions for use for approximately 160 products for bacteriology, cytology, haematology, histology as well as for 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.

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Microscopy safety support

Microscopy safety support
Disposal of hazardous substances

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Microscopy brochures


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