Regulatory & Quality

Accreditations & Certificates

All of our accreditations and certificates can be found on the TissueTech Accreditation page.

Tissue Safety and Quality Assurance

The products offered by Bio-Tissue® (PROKERA®, AmnioGraft®, & AmnioGuard®) are cryopreserved human Amniotic Membrane and Umbilical Cord. They are designated as Human Cell, Tissue, and Cellular and Tissue-Based Products (HCT/P) by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), minimally manipulated and are produced in accordance with the FDA regulations for Good Tissue Practices (21 CFR 1270, 1271).

Healthy mothers may be considered eligible for placental donor status following elective Cesarean Section delivery. These mothers provide full informed consent and are put through extensive social habit screening, medical history and records review for infectious, malignant, neurological, auto-immune, transmissible diseases, and independent, serological CLIA lab testing (using FDA licensed test kits) which are non-reactive or negative for the following tests

  • HIV 1 & HIV 2, Antibody
  • HIV 1 Virus (NAT)
  • Hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg)
  • Hepatitis B core antibody (HBcAb)
  • Hepatitis C Antibody (HCVAb)
  • Hepatitis C Virus (NAT)
  • HTLV 1 & 2 antibodies
  • Syphilis (RPR)
  • Additional testing may include: West Nile Virus, WNV, (NAT)
  • Additional testing may include: Chagas (T. Cruzi)