Quality and safety

Collagen membranes and matrices

Geistlich Pharma produces the porcine collagen-based materials Geistlich Bio-Gide®, Geistlich Bio-Gide® Perio, Geistlich Mucograft® and Geistlich Mucograft® Seal.

Safety

Geistlich Bio-Gide®, Geistlich Bio-Gide® Perio, Geistlich Mucograft® and Geistlich Mucograft® Seal fulfill strict safety requirements.

  • Produced exclusively from Swiss porcine tissue.
  • Processing of collagen for medical use is subject to strict safety regulations.


Chemical purification process

  • Fat and other unwanted tissue components are removed.
  • Potential micro-organisms are inactivated.
  • The process results in a highly purified collagen structure.


Sterilization

  • Products are sterilized by gamma irradiation.
  • Geistlich Bio-Gide®, Geistlich Bio-Gide® Perio, Geistlich Mucograft® and Geistlich Mucograft® Seal are provided sterile in double-layer packaging.


Allergic reaction

  • Geistlich Bio-Gide®, Geistlich Bio-Gide® Perio, Geistlich Mucograft® and Geistlich Mucograft® Seal contain collagen; allergic reactions and inflammatory tissue reactions may occur in rare cases. Products should not be used in patients with known allergy to collagen.

 

 

CAUTION: Federal law restricts these devices to sale by or on the order of a dentist or physician.