Penumbra is on the Cruelty Free Investing list for exploiting animals because the company does animal testing in design, development, manufacture, and marketing of some of their medical devices.
The company stated in the following report that they conduct pre-clinical trials of their drugs on animals.
“The subject and predicate devices are identical. Therefore, Animal Testing data from previous pre-market notifications listed in Section 1.6 are directly applicable and no further Animal Testing was required or was performed to support the consolidation of the Penumbra System and Penumbra Pump MAX under the same product code (NRY), clarifications in the Indications for Use statements, and IFU and Operation, Maintenance, and Service Manual revisions.” (Page 9) Read the full document
Penumbra, Inc. engages in the design, development, manufacture, and marketing of innovative medical devices. It focuses on developing products for use by the specialist physicians, including interventional neuroradiologists, neurosurgeons, interventional neurologists, interventional radiologists, and vascular surgeons. [Source: MarketWatch]
Company Website: http://www.penumbrainc.com