CFDA Updates

February 8, 2018

Edwards Lifesciences got innovation approval from China CFDA

China accelerates medical device innovation. In January 2018, four products got approved through fast track pathway in January. United Imaging: medical linear accelerator system Edwards Lifesciences: transcatheter heart valve and […]
February 1, 2018

Chinese Central Government Wants to Reach Medical Device International Standardization Faster

CFDA implements this 3-year plan to support central government’s effort to make medical device regulations more consistent with international standards. 300 standards for medical devices and IVDs could be expected […]
January 31, 2018

China’s Grand Pharmaceutical and Canada’s Conavi Medical Align On Imaging Technology

China’s Grand  Pharmaceutical has announced that it entered into a subscription agreement with Canada’s Conavi Medical. The two companies also entered an exclusive distribution agreement for Conavi’s products. Pursuant to […]
January 31, 2018

Weekly CFDA Updates(Jan 22-29, 2018)

CFDA policies, regulation updates, QA/recall/AE, and new approvals in medical device and IVD for the week of Jan 22-29, 2018:   1. Policy: CFDA announced Comprehensive Regulatory Plan for Medical […]
January 30, 2018

2018 CFDA Changes in IVD Product Classification

On December 29th 2017, CFDA issued Circular No. 226 of 2017, redefining the attributes and categories of IV diagnostic reagent products such as allergens, FACS, immunohistochemistry and in situ hybridization. […]