As part of the CE Mark­ing process and the cor­re­spond­ing con­for­mi­ty assess­ment pro­ce­dure, man­u­fac­tur­ers must draw up a Dec­la­ra­tion of Con­for­mi­ty. In sim­ple terms, the Dec­la­ra­tion of Con­for­mi­ty is the manufacturer’s for­mal dec­la­ra­tion that the devices list­ed on the doc­u­ment are in con­for­mance with the med­ical devices Direc­tives or Reg­u­la­tions respectively.

It is a high­ly offi­cial and legal­ly bind­ing doc­u­ment that should only be signed by a senior officer. 

The Med­ical Devices Reg­u­la­tion (EU) 2017/745 (MDR) and In Vit­ro Diag­nos­tic Med­ical Devices Reg­u­la­tion (EU) 2017/746 (IVDR) stip­u­late cer­tain con­tents that must be includ­ed, e.g.:

Do you need assis­tance in set­ting up your Dec­la­ra­tion of Con­for­mi­ty? mdi Europa can assist with valu­able insights and may also pro­vide a tem­plate. Please con­tact us for fur­ther information.

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