Specializing in package testing and validation, a company has launched a service that sends subscribers updates about changing standards and compliance requirements. The free Industry Standards Alert service provided by DDL Inc. (Eden Prairie, MN) is accessible through the company’s Web site. Beneficial to medical device packaging and design engineers, the service consists of e-mail notifications from the firm detailing modifications or revisions to industry standards. Subscribers can even select which standards they receive information about; among them are ASTM, IEC, and ISO. The firm established the alert program to keep engineers and manufacturers informed about compliance issues that could affect medical product validation.