April 11, 2019

Huge Market for Ortho-K Lens in China

The International Congress of Ophthalmology and Optometry China (COOC) 2019 was held on March 22-24, 2019 in Shanghai, China. Myopia Management White Paper (2019) was released as well. COOC was […]
April 10, 2019

Monthly NMPA News Roundup (March 2019)

Monthly NMPA (CFDA) News Roundup covers government announcement, policies, standards, guidelines, QA/recall/AE, and new approvals in medical device and IVD in China. It is edited by ChinaMed Device, LLC (, […]
April 8, 2019

Overseas Companies Qualify for Innovation Approval, while All Approved are Domestic

In January 2019 NMPA published Catalog of Innovation Approvals, in which 54 medical devices and IVDs are approved, and 197 medical products are under review. The 54 approved include 22 […]
April 5, 2019

The Implied Approval of Clinical Trial for Medical Device Takes Effect on April 1, 2019

NMPA published Notice of Modification on Medical Device Clinical Trial Approval Procedure on April 1. The Notice allows that, once the receipt of Clinical Trial Application is received, the sponsor […]
March 28, 2019

IMDRF Approves China’s Proposal on Medical Device Evaluation: Bringing China Closer to the International Clinical Standards

On March 21, 2019 the draft proposal of ” Medical Device Clinical Evaluation”, submitted by NMPA (CFDA) at the 13th International Medical Device Regulators Forum (IMDRF) management committee meeting, was […]