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EU medical device and diagnostic regulatory overhaul: a guide for novices

Monday, 18 September 2017  
Posted by: Website Administrator
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On May 26th 2017, a new set of European Medical Device Regulations (“MDR”) and In Vitro Diagnostic Regulations (“IVDR”) entered into force. They represent a major overhaul and tightening of the previous directives and affect all companies marketing or developing devices and/or diagnostics under their name or trademark in the EU (termed ‘manufacturers’ in the regulations).


The changes introduce a standardised regulatory framework for the EU that aims to be robust, transparent, and to overcome differences in interpretation and weaknesses brought to light in recent safety scandals.


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