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Clinical evidence is required to assure the safety and efficacy of a medical device for intended use pre-market. After an appropriate risk-benefit analysis, the device may still be placed on the market with the residual risk. The questions about residual...

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the United States FDA have fully implemented the Mutual Recognition Agreement beginning July 11, 2019. This agreement allows the European member states and the FDA to rely on each other’s GMP inspections of pharmaceutical...

ISO 14971 is the ultimate gold standard for risk management for medical devices. It was developed to provide manufacturers a process to assist in identifying the hazards associated with their devices, the health risks they possess and how to effectively...

Are you working with a product whose fitness for use or quality deteriorates over time? Does your Quality Management System support identification and controls of products storage and distribution requirements between following manufacturing and until placed in-service? The Quality Management System...

With the initial Brexit plans derailed and the deadline now being extended to April 12th, the trade and manufacturing industry is in a state of chaos. The constantly changing regulations have put the stakeholders in a difficult situation. In preparation...

For medical devices, ISO (International Organization for Standardization) is one of the most significant organizations. ISO issues international standards. Often, national or regional standards organizations adopt the international standards and change their designations. The current international standard for medical device...

With the mounting tensions that the new EU MDR has put on medical device manufacturers, the ripple effects can be seen in every department at those medical device companies. By default, the regulatory affairs functions have been the worst hit and...

With the new EU MDR, companies must comply with several new requirements. Our previous blogs gave a snapshot of what has changed in the new EU MDR and how as a Medical Device manufacturer you can best deal with these...

The three-year transition period to the EU MDR does not only engage the Regulatory Affairs personnel in Medical Device companies but also the entire business leadership as well. Companies are still in the three-year transition period to comply with the EU...