FDA. Food and Drug Administration

New US FDA FAQ Clarifies De Novo Medical Device User Fee Requirements

EMERGO SUMMARY OF KEY POINTS:

  • The US FDA has a new guidance out that includes a FAQ on MDUFA IV user fees and refund policies for de novo medical device premarket submissions.
  • Only de novo devices intended for pediatric applications and those submitted by government entities and not intended for commercialization will be exempt from user fees.
  • Because new user fees are substantial, de novo device applicants should carefully consider FDA policies described in the guidance.