The Number of Medical Device Notified Bodies is increasing

EU Commission has announced EU MDR 2017/745 designation of 42th notified body (NB). The number of Notified Bodies is expected to increase with the issue of the amendment for MDR extension on 20 March 2023 .With increasing number of NBs manufacturers may find more options to certify their devices. Since beginning of 2019, when the … Read more

The official text of MDR extension has been published

European Commission published the official text of the proposal to extend the MDR transition period for legacy devices on 6 January 2023. The amendment has been formally adopted by both the European Parliament and the Council on 15 March 2023.On 20 March 2023,it has been published in the Official Journal and entered into force. As … Read more

MDCG 2023-3 Guidance has been published

MDCG 2023-3-The guidance document on vigilance terms and concepts as outlined in the Regulation (EU) 2017/745 on medical devices has been published by MDCG. The purpose of this guidance is to clarify important terms and concepts that are outlined in Section 2 of Chapter VII of the Regulation (EU) 2017/745 on medical devices (MDR). This … Read more

Transitional provisions for certain in vitro diagnostic medical devices (IVDR 2017/746)

Proposal for transitional provisions for certain invitro diagnostic medical devices under Regulation (EU) 2017/746 European Commission issued a proposal (2021/0323 (COD)) for the amendment of the transitional provisions under EU Regulation 2017/746 on in vitro diagnostic medical devices (IVDR).  Once approved by the council and parliament this will give more time for many IVD manufacturers … Read more

MDCG 2020-21 PSUR Guidance has been published

The guidance document MDCG 2020-21– Guidance on Periodic Safety Update Report (PSUR) according to Regulation (EU) 2017/745 which is highly anticipated has been published on 16 December 2022 by MDCG. The guidance document, which provides information about the content, format and frequency of preparation for the PSUR, which must be prepared during and after the … Read more