On February 9th, 2018, CFDA issued a new technical review guideline on Computed Tomography X-Ray Systems (CT). CT is categorized as Class III device by CFDA in China.
The guideline covers the following areas:
A. Summary: 1) description of product; 2) model specification; 3) packaging information; 4) intended use and precaution; 5) similar products
B. Research materials: 1) performance; 2) biocompatibility; 3) sterilization; 4) expiration and packaging
C. Manufacturing information: 1) manufacturing process and control; 2) manufacturing site
D. Clinical evaluation
E. Product technical requirements
F. Registration unit
G. Product registration testing report
H. Instruction for use
Over the past year, multiple CT systems from Philips and General Electric were recalled due to issues of patient stent, vertical braking components, etc. The most recent one was from Philips on February 5th, 2018 due to software issue.
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