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Innovative Medical Device Special Approval Procedures will propel China to the leadership in market acceptance of innovative applications. Meanwhile, 4 cardiovascular companies got innovation approvals this month.
2017 Medical Device Adverse Event Report and 2018 National Inspection Plan of Medical Devices have been published; 2 class I recalls issued.
2018 Medical Device Industry Standard Revision Plan, covering 99 standards, has been announced; 9 technical review guidelines issued.
CFDA issued “Innovative Medical Device Special Approval Procedures (Revised Draft for Feedback)”. It specifies the additional documents for foreign manufactures to apply for the special approval. Within 60 days after the application is received by CFDA, the agency will notify the applicant whether it has been approved. Read More
Hainan provincial government published “Regulation for Urgently Needed Imported Medical Devices in Hainan”. Before CFDA registration approval, imported medical device can be clinically used in qualified healthcare facilities.
CFDA announced “2018 National Inspection Plan of Medical Devices”. The Plan covers orthopedics, dental devices, IVDs, etc. It specifies inspection items, related standards, responsible departments, and procedure of inspecting, retesting and appealing.
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CFDA issued “2017 Medical Device Adverse Event Report”. China National Adverse Event Surveillance Center received 376,157 reports in the year of 2017, increased by 6.49% from 2016. Reports from healthcare facilities account for 86.83% of the total, and those from manufacturers account for 10.83%. In terms of device category, Class III and Class II devices account for 40.99% and 48.16% of the total respectively.
The 10 most reported medical devices are:
For English version of the Report, please email info@ChinaMedDevice.com.
CFDA issued “2018 Medical Device Industry Standard Revision Plan” for feedback. The Plan covers 99 industry standards for medical devices and IVDs, such as mass spectrometer, assisted reproduction device and 3D printed dental device.
For English version of the Plan, please email info@ChinaMedDevice.com.
CFDA issued 9 guidelines in the month of May:
Active device: Technical Review Guideline on Surgical Microscope
Active device: Technical Review Guideline on Tonometer
Active device: Technical Review Guideline on Pulse Wave Velocity and Ankle-Brachial Index Product
Active device: Technical Review Guideline on Electronic Laryngoscopy
Active device: Technical Review Guideline on Endoscope Reprocessor
Active device: Technical Review Guideline on Apnea Monitor
Passive device: Technical Review Guideline on Cleaning Bench
Passive device: Pre-Clinical Trial guideline on Coronary Drug-Eluting Stent
Passive device: Clinical Trial Guideline on Coronary Drug-Eluting Stent
CFDA announced recall notices from 21 foreign manufacturers for 27 medical devices. GE, Philips, Siemens, Medtronic, Abbott, BD are on the list.
Among them are 2 class I recalls: implantable defibrillator by Abbott, and blood lead analyzer by Magellan. Class I recall is the most urgent type of recall CFDA issues. Read More……
Smith & Nephew: 1) locking plate; 2) bone needle; 3) knee surgical device; 4) external fixation system; 5) RF plasma surgery system
Boston Scientific: 1) pelvic floor repair system; 2) pacemaker wire
Abbott: implantable defibrillator
Magellan: blood lead analyzer
Siemens: gentamicin assay kit
Becton Dickinson: vacuum blood collection tube
Edwards Lifesciences: oximetry monitor
Stryker: ultrasonic surgical aspirator system
Zimmer Biomet: hip stem
Beckman Coulter: automatic urine analyzer
Mindray: automatic immunoassay analyzer
Bellco Hoxen: plasma filter
Biotronik: peripheral stent
Deerfield Imaging: MRI system
Biomet Othopedics: knee replacement
ConvaTec: intra-abdominal pressure monitor
DiaMed: blood grouping reagent IH-card
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CFDA published Directory of Registered Medical Devices for April 2018. 52 domestic class III, 23 imported class III and 32 imported class II medical devices have been approved. GE, Siemens, Medtronic, Abbott, Johnson & Johnson, BD, Baxter are on the list.
CFDA granted Innovation Approvals to 4 cardiovascular devices manufacturers:
Medtronic: percutaneous implanted aortic valve system
Biosense Webster(Israel): 3D multichannel radiofrequency balloon catheter
Quanjing Hengsheng: intravascular imaging system
Aipute: pressure-induced ablation catheter
CFDA granted Priority Review status to silk fibroin film, by XingyueBio.
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