In 2015, the Who introduced a new policy on injection safety and asked that the worldwide community change to safety-engineered syringes by 2020 if possible.
The Medical Devices Coordination Group (MDCG) recently published two guidance documents to further clarify registration timelines under the MDR and registration expectations for legacy devices.
EU notified body groups are working towards a standardised interpretation of the EU MDR relating to the risk classification of spinal implants.
Phthalates are a group of materials extensively used in medical devices but are very controversial because of the reproductive toxicity and the possible endocrine disrupting activity some of them have. Now the Scientific Committee on Health, Environmental and Emerging Risks … Continue reading
The new EU Medical Device Regulation provides firms with a possibility to market CE-marked devices for further four years under current directives.
The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists’ published its impact files last November accusing the medtech industry of putting profits before patient safety, of damaging the EU’s best efforts towards better regulation and dealing with patients like guinea pigs.
Although Eudamed is mostly on target, there could be some delay in the readiness of certain essential parts of the EU’s updated medical device database. Stakeholders are striving for a May 26, 2020 deadline for the full application of the … Continue reading
The third edition of the ISO 14155 standard for medical device clinical investigations is expected to be published in 2019.
The European Commission has recently published a new reporting template for serious incidents under the MDR/ IVDR and incidents under the MDD/ IVDD/ AIMDD. You may either download the template on the corresponding website or get in touch with mdi … Continue reading
Brexit day has been postponed until October 31, 2019. A non-regulated Brexit thus has been averted for now. Should you have any additional questions, please get in touch.
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