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6 Things You Need to Do to Prepare for the New EU Medical Devices Regulation By Paul Brooks - Published 15 June 2017

When the EU’s new Medical Devices Regulation (MDR) entered into force last month, it set in motion a three-year countdown to the new rules’ full application in 2020. For companies marketing devices in the EU that wish to continue to do so, there is a lot to do in that relatively short time, so it is critical to begin as soon as possible. Early preparation is key. Following are six things you should be doing to get ready.

Categories: Europe, EC, Medical Devices

Tags: Europe MDR, medical device regulation, new device regulations in Europe

European Regulatory Roundup: EU Device Regulations Come Into Force; Swissmedic Clarifies Pharmacovigilance Process (1 June 2017) By Nick Paul Taylor - Published 01 June 2017

The European Union medical device and in-vitro diagnostic (IVD) regulations have come into force. The passing of the date marks the start of the phased, multi-year introductions of requirements set out in the two documents.

Categories: Europe, EC, EMA, Biologics and biotechnology, Drugs, In vitro diagnostics, Medical Devices, Postmarket surveillance, Submission and registration

Tags: European Regulatory Roundup, Regulatory Roundup, EU Regulatory Roundup, Brexit, MDR, IVDR, Swissmedic, Pharmacovigilance,

Final EU MDR, IVDR Texts Published, Countdown to Implementation Begins By Zachary Brennan - Published 05 May 2017

The final texts of the new European medical device and in vitro diagnostic (IVD) regulations were published on Friday in the Official Journal of the European Union, setting in motion the timeline for implementation of the new regulations, which is set to commence on 25 May.

Categories: News, Europe, US, EC, In vitro diagnostics, Medical Devices

Tags: EU MDR, IVDR, new medical device regulations, Europe regulations

EU Parliament Adopts New Medical Device, IVD Regulations By Michael Mezher - Published 05 April 2017

The EU's effort to overhaul the regulation of medical devices and in vitro diagnostics (IVDs) has cleared its final legislative hurdle after the European Parliament on Wednesday adopted the proposed regulations without amendment, voting down a proposal from the UK Independence Party to reject the regulations.

Categories: News, Europe, EC, In vitro diagnostics, Medical Devices, Postmarket surveillance, Submission and registration

Tags: MDR, IVDR, European Parliament

EU Council Unanimously Adopts MDR, IVDR: Next Stop EU Parliament By Michael Mezher - Published 07 March 2017

The EU's new rules governing medical device and in vitro diagnostics (IVDs) are one step away from being fully adopted.

Categories: News, Europe, In vitro diagnostics, Medical Devices

Tags: Medical Device Regulations, MDR, In Vitro Diagnostics Regulations, IVDR, EU Council

IMDRF Offers a Preview of Next Week’s Vancouver Meeting By Zachary Brennan - Published 06 March 2017

Members of the International Medical Device Regulators Forum (IMDRF) will meet next week in Vancouver for the group’s 11th meeting. Presentations on updates from members located in the US, EU, Brazil, Australia, as well as updates on IMDRF working groups were unveiled recently.

Categories: News, Asia, Canada, Europe, US, Anvisa, EC, FDA, IMDRF, TGA, WHO, Medical Devices, Regulatory intelligence, Regulatory strategy, Submission and registration


MDR and IVDR: the Potential for a 28-Agency, 22-Language Regulatory Process for Medical Devices in the EU By Rod Ruston - Published 03 March 2017

This article provides detail in the MDR and IVDR which seems to have escaped observation. Yet, the detail could have far-reaching implications. What follows is in both the MDR and IVDR, and so in the pursuit of clarity, all references are restricted to the MDR.

Categories: Features, Europe, EC, In vitro diagnostics, Medical Devices, Submission and registration

Tags: Medical Device Regulation, In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices Regulation, MDR, IVDR

FDA to Soon Require Medical Device Companies to Submit Adverse Event Data Electronically By Alexander Gaffney, RAC - Published 19 June 2015

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is reminding manufacturers and importers of medical devices about an upcoming requirement to submit all adverse event reports electronically.

Categories: News, US, CDRH, Compliance, In vitro diagnostics, Medical Devices, Postmarket surveillance

Tags: eMDR, MDR, Adverse Events, 3500A, Final Rule, Medical Device Reporting

New Updates to FDA's Website Make it Easier to Track Device Recalls, Drug Changes By Alexander Gaffney, RAC - Published 20 August 2014

US regulators have announced the release of a treasure trove of data regarding medical device recalls and drug labeling, the latest releases under the US Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) new openFDA program.

Categories: News, US, FDA, Biologics and biotechnology, Drugs, Labeling, Medical Devices

Tags: openFDA, MAUDE, SPL, Drug Labels, MDR, Medical Device Adverse Event, AE

In Unusual One-Two Punch, FDA Follows 'Extensive' Warning Letter With Safety Communication By Alexander Gaffney, RAC - Published 30 April 2014

Categories: US, FDA

Tags: MDR, Contracting, Outsourcing, QSR, Park Doctrine, warning letter, Latest News, medical device