PFDA announced that abridged route for processing of Registration and Notification Applications for Medical Devices will commence starting Nov 25. This aims to increase the efficiency of public access to safe, quality, and effective medical devices
MDA now recognizes MHRA, UK is now an additional recognized foreign regulatory agency by the MDA and its approval type for Great Britain and Northern Ireland can be used for medical devices to undergo a simplified registration route (by conformity assessment) in Malaysia.
In light of the ongoing pandemic situation, MDA has granted conditional approval to establishments intending to supply COVID-19 self-test kits in Malaysia. A detailed guidance document is published on this, intending to provide establishments with information about the requirements for distributing Covid-19 RTK (self-test) in the market. This guidance document does not apply to Covid-19 test kits for professional use only.