As medical device quality assurance and regulatory affairs professionals, it can be challenging to stay on top of changes happening in our industry. Few people have the time to read lengthy articles these days and although many online newsletters exist, they are often packed with PR releases, ads or unrelated information. That is why we started this blog for QA/RA professionals in the medical device and IVD industry. The idea is to give you short updates on quality and regulatory topics that may be of interest to you.

Aug 12, 2009

MHRA publishes updated guidance document for clinicals conducted in UK

In July, the MHRA issued an updated guidance document on clinical investigations to be carried out in the UK.
Mar 13, 2009

New requirements - electrical medical devices sold into Ontario Canada

Effective April 1, 2009 manufacturers of electrical medical devices and manufacturers of electrical components that...
Mar 19, 2009

Updated list of recognized Standards published by US FDA

The Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) within the US Food and Drug Administration has published an updated list of recognized standards used in premarket reviews of medical device submi
Apr 9, 2009

US FDA issues notice on preamendment Class III medical devices

The FDA has posted an order in the Federal Register (Thursday, April 9, 2009, Vol. 74, No.
Apr 9, 2009

US FDA issues notice on preamendment Class III devices

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) just posted a notice in the April 9, 2009 Federal Register notifying manufacturers of 25 types of Class III medical devices that their products will be subject t
May 1, 2009

US FDA announces new website

The Food and Drug Administration has said that it plans to launch a redesigned website,...
May 8, 2009

US FDA may get large increase in funding

Today the Wall Street Journal published an article noting that President Obama has requested an...
Jun 11, 2009

European Commission issues interpretation of Directive 2007/47/EC

The European Commission has issued an interpretative document (dated 5 June 2009) of Directive 2007/47/EC...
Jun 11, 2009

European Commission issues important guidance document on 2007/47/EC

The EU has just released an important guidance document that should be read by every company selling medical devices in Europe.
Jun 25, 2009

Redesigned US FDA website an improvement

The US FDA recently launched a new website, with a new look and organization.