CONMED Corporation is on the Cruelty Free Investing list for exploiting animals because the company does animal testing for some of their medical analysis and clinical research.
The following report cites that the company uses animals for clinical research.
“CONMED’s Cartilage Allograft Matrix provides a better approach to standard microfractures as it triggers the creation of hyaline-like cartilage which more closely resembles the patient’s original anatomy. In an in-vivo animal study comparing the two approaches, it was found that the Cartilage Allograft Matrix provided a layer of
hyaline-like cartilage.” (Page 18) Read the full document.
CONMED Corp. operates as a medical technology company, which develops, manufactures and sells surgical devices and related equipment. Its products are used by surgeons and physicians in a variety of specialties, including orthopedic surgery, general surgery, gynecology, and surgical visualization. The company was founded by Eugene R. Corasanti in 1970 and is headquartered in Utica, NY. [Source: MarketWatch]
Company Website: http://www.conmed.com