Exactech, Inc. is on the Cruelty Free Investing list for exploiting animals because the company does animal testing for some of their medical products, services, research and therapies.
The following document mentions that the company performs pre-clinical trials of their devices on animals to assess it’s safety profile.
“Every lot of DBM is verified for osteoinductive potential in an in-vivo animal model. ” (Page 3) Read the full document.
Exactech, Inc. develops, manufactures, markets, distributes, and sells orthopedic implant devices; related surgical instrumentation; and biologic services to hospitals and physicians. It also engages in the sale and distribution of joint replacement systems. The company operates its business through following segments: Knee; Hip; Biologics and Spine; Extremity; and Other. The company was founded by R. William Petty, Betty B. Petty, and Gary J. Miller on November 8, 1985 and is headquartered in Gainesville, FL. [Source: MarketWatch]
Company Website: https://www.exac.com