EU Medical Device Coordination Group (MDCG) approves “Guidance” on the borderline between medical devices and medicinal products in order to support the uniform application of Regulation (EU) 2017/745 (MDR) across the European Union.
MDCG Guidance: Notified bodies and surveillance of legacy devices
On February 16, 2022, the Medical Device Coordination Group (MDCG) established by Article 103 of Regulation (EU) 2017/745 (MDR) published a document providing guidance for appropriate surveillance regarding the transitional provisions under Article 120 of the MDR.
Import and Distribution of Medical Devices in Switzerland – Amended Rules
The import and distribution of medical devices in Switzerland is governed by the Swiss Therapeutic Products Act and the Swiss Medical Devices Ordinance (MedDO). As of 26 May 2021, MedDO has been revised, foreseeing stricter and additional obligations for the operators active on the Swiss market.
EU Medical Device Coordination Group (MDCG) approves “Guidance” on appropriate surveillance of devices covered by certificates according to the MD Directives, under the transitional provisions of Article 120(3) of the MDR.
Published Decree of Health Ministry identifying the ethics committees of national significance for clinical trials of medicinal products and medical devices
Digitization of Instructions for Use: the European Commission has endorsed a new Implementing Regulation on the use of electronic instructions for use (eIFUs) of medical devices
On December 14 2021, the European Commission adopted a new Implementing Regulation (EU) 2021/2226 laying down rules for the application of Regulation (EU) 2017/745 of the European Parliament and of the Council relating to electronic instructions for use of medical devices.