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AUSTRALIA: Use of Market Authorisation Evidence from Comparable Overseas Regulators / Assessment Bodies for Medical Devices (including IVDs) - October/November 2022

AUSTRALIA: Use of Market Authorisation Evidence from Comparable Overseas Regulators / Assessment Bodies for Medical Devices (including IVDs) - October/November 2022

  • 2022-10-25 07:32:01

In Australia, the “Use of market authorisation evidence from comparable overseas regulators / assessment bodies for medical devices (including IVDs)” and the “Reduction of Assessment Fees for Medical Devices Guideline”, both outline specific situations in which the assessment procedures and the assessment costs for medical devices may be reduced.
The guideline provides details on the criteria and the eligibility for TGA to determine whether the process can be reduced for application audit assessments and conformity assessments involving medical devices (including IVDs).

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MDR: MDCG 2022-12 - Harmonized Administrative Practices and Alternative Technical Solutions until Eudamed is Fully Functional (for IVDR) – August 2022

MDR: MDCG 2022-12 - Harmonized Administrative Practices and Alternative Technical Solutions until Eudamed is Fully Functional (for IVDR) – August 2022

  • 2022-08-31 05:37:18

MDCG 2022-12 provides guidance to Member States and other relevant parties on the application of certain IVDR provisions during the absence of Eudamed. This guidance intends to describe harmonized administrative practices and alternative technical solutions for the exchange of information until Eudamed becomes fully functional.

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PHILIPPINES: PFDA Released Draft Documents regarding IVD regulation– February 2022

PHILIPPINES: PFDA Released Draft Documents regarding IVD regulation– February 2022

  • 2022-02-18 08:32:17

PFDA released draft document of the updated guidelines for in-vitro diagnostic medical devices (IVD) certification. This new regulation will conform to the risk-based classification of the ASEAN medical device directive (AMDD). A tentative list of registrable IVDs together with a revised set of requirements to register COVID-19 Test Kits was also released on a separate document.

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AUSTRALIA:  Auditing of Medical Device Applications, including IVD Medical Devices – February, 2022

AUSTRALIA: Auditing of Medical Device Applications, including IVD Medical Devices – February, 2022

  • 2022-02-18 07:40:24

Application audit may be conducted during the procedure of inclusion of a medical device in the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG). In some applications, audit may be selective under the legislation, however, others may be selected for an audit at the discretion of the delegate. Here we list out the devices that require mandatory auditing under Regulation 5.3. To conclude, a summarised view of the audit process will be provided.

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