FDA Biocompatibility Assessment Resource Center

FDA issued a new page called “Biocompatibility Assessment Resource Center”, where you can find useful information for your biocompatibility evaluation. The web pages mainly include explanation of terms and concepts important for a biocompatibility evaluation of a medical devices.  As you might already know, the general principals are already specified in the guidance document “Use… Read more

EUDAMED Single Registration Number

The first module of the EUDAMED (European Databank on Medical Devices ) is live as of 1st December of 2020. This will enable economic operators to get a Single Registration Number (SRN). MDR Registration Requirements As you know, Chapter III of the MDR EU 2017/45 deals with identification and traceability of medical devices including registration… Read more

EMC of Medical Devices – Draft FDA Guidance

EMC of Medical Devices – 510 K Content For active medical devices, the EMC information is an important part of the 510 K file. Currently the required information is listed on the guidance document “Information to Support a Claim of Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) of Electrically-Powered Medical Devices”  issued on July 2016. FDA issued recently a… Read more

Single Use Medical Device Reprocessing

Single use medical device reprocessing has always been a challenge for many health institutions. The new medical device regulation (MDR) EU 2017/745 defines requirements for “single-use devices and their reprocessing” in Article 17. On 19th of August 2020, EU commission issued the implementing regulation 2020/1207 as regards common specifications (CS) for the reprocessing of single-use… Read more

UDI – Unique Device Identification System

The EU Commission issued Q&A document for Unique Device Identification (UDI) System. This guidance document gives an overview of the new UDI system and obligations of operators, which have to be fulfilled to CE Mark a medical device. For other details you can check our article “How to CE Mark a Medical Device” The UDI… Read more