FUJIFILM Wako Introduces Line of Endotoxin Detection Reagents to U.S. Market

PYROSTAR™ ES-F line for endotoxin detection poised to support quality assurance process of future COVID-19 vaccine manufacturing

Richmond, Virginia – FUJIFILM Wako Chemicals U.S.A. Corporation (FUJIFILM Wako), a wholly owned subsidiary of FUJIFILM Wako Pure Chemical Corporation of Japan, announced the U.S. introduction of the PYROSTAR™ ES-F line of limulus amebocyte lysate (LAL) reagents, which are engineered to detect the presence of bacterial endotoxins.

The detection of endotoxins is required in a number of industries, including medical device and vaccine manufacturing, to minimize bacterial contamination in final product. As vaccine manufacturing is expected to increase due to COVID-19, bacterial endotoxin testing will be a crucial quality assurance measure to ensure patient safety. Read more