About Us

Our mission is to enhance your vision, your comfort, and your performance in all exams and surgeries.

For more than 90 years, healthcare professionals have chosen Burton lights for value, reliability, and quality. Compare, and see for yourself the noticeably brighter lights with no increase in heat, designed and manufactured by Burton. This catalog shows general descriptions and features of our surgical, magnifier, under cabinet, patient, and examination lights. We look forward to providing you with further information, specifications, pricing, or product demonstrations.

Burton is a medical device manufacturer engaged in the business of designing, manufacturing, and distributing high-quality examination, and surgery lighting equipment. Since its inception in 1928, Burton has been known for superior quality, exceptional value, and long-lasting solutions to complex lighting issues facing physicians, surgeons, and veterinarians throughout the world. Burton has over 400,000 lights installed internationally and continues to grow based on its quality, reliability, and extraordinary five-year warranty. Burton is located in Addison, Illinois, just west of Chicago.

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Meeting & Exceeding Standards

Burton is certified as an ISO 13485 manufacturing facility, the global standard for medical device manufacturers. Burton’s products meet UL/IEC 60601-1, EN/IEC 60601-2-41 and CAN/CSA C22.2 NO. 601.1 M90 certified standards for the U.S. and European markets.

As an FDA-registered facility, Burton manufactures products to meet all FDA requirements, UL and CE certification standards.

Burton products are distributed worldwide through a network of company and independent sales representatives. In the U.S., Burton is a highly recognized brand offered by the premier medical product distribution companies.

Burton Medical Lights are used internationally to over 45 countries

Burton Corporate Staff
Customer Service

Phone: (800) 444-9909, Option 1
Fax: (800) 765-1770

Regulatory Affairs / Quality Assurance

Phone: (331) 307-7578
Fax: (800) 765-1770

Technical Support

Phone (800) 444-9909, Option 2

Mailing Address

Burton Medical
2300 West Windsor Court, Suite C
Addison, IL 60101

Regulatory Standards

Burton is committed to providing you with the safest and more effective medical lights for all your applications. Our lights are designed and manufactured to meet all applicable regulatory requirements and our facilities are certified to the global standard for medical device manufacturing companies.

International Standards Organization Certifications

Burton is certified to the ISO 13485 standards by TÜV SÜD America.

“ISO 13485 specifies requirements for a quality management system where an organization needs to demonstrate its ability to provide medical devices and related services that consistently meet customer requirements and regulatory requirements applicable to medical devices and related services.”

Burton is also registered as a medical device manufacturer by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and by Health Canada.

Companies must be registered by the FDA to manufacture medical devices in the United States. This registration requires Burton to follow the FDA Quality System Regulation.

Product Certifications

Burton’s products are tested and certified to IEC 60601-1, IEC 60601-1-2, IEC 60601-2-41 and CAN/CSA C22.2 NO. 60601 standards.

IEC 60601-1 is the general requirements for basic safety of medical electrical equipment. It includes requirements for electrical, mechanical, radiation and flammability hazards and also requirements for structural components, labelling and accompanying documents. This standard is applicable to all electrical medical devices.

IEC 60601-2-41 specifies the requirements for the essential performance of surgical luminaires and luminaires for diagnosis.

The products are also CE marked according to the requirements of the Medical Device Directive MDD 93/42/EEC for distribution in the European Union.

EnabLED Licensing Program

Burton Medical, LLC is part of the EnabLED Licensing program. Being an official licensee member, Burton is able to utilize EnabLED’s large and diverse array of LED Intellectual Property (Patents) in Product designs.

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