NMPA (CFDA) published Guideline for Imported Medical Device Legal Agent (Draft) for feedback on Aug 3rd, 2018. The draft guideline lists 3 responsibilities for legal agents for the first time:
Legal agent will play a far more significant role than ever before. China Med Device, LLC is a CFDA certified legal agent. We can help you fulfill the pre and post market legal agent requirements without your needing to setup office in China. For more details on legal agent regulations, email us at info@ChinaMedDevice.com.
The other responsibilities of legal agents include:
NMPA (CFDA) issued Decree No.1 for Medical Device Adverse Event Reporting on August 31st, 2018. The Decree specifies that overseas adverse events are required to be reported, and the report must be conducted by legal agent in China.
The final version of Guideline for Imported Medical Device Legal Agent is scheduled to be published early next year.
For CFDA link of Guideline for Imported Medical Device Legal Agent (Draft), please email info@ChinaMedDevice.com.
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