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Siemens, Medtronic Found Incompliance in CFDA Clinical Audit


For the first time in 2018, NMPA (formerly CFDA) issued clinical trial incompliant companies report.  In this Medical Device Clinical Audit Notice on September 12th, Siemens and Medtronic, along with 7 domestic manufacturers, have been found incompliance in clinical audit. This means that registration applications of these companies are to be reevaluated and run the risk of being rejected.

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Incompliant Companies:

·         Siemens: thyrotropin receptor antibody

Reason: Inconsistent SOP regarding Blinding and Allocation Concealment in user facility; Medical history of 10 participants failed to provide

·         Medtronic: drug-coated balloon

Reason: Inconsistent efficacy endpoints; Lab analysis failed to cover all participants

·         Zhejiang Canwell Medical: hip prosthesis

·         Shenyang Shangxian: capsule endoscope system

·         Beijing Percutek: thoracic aortic covered stent system

·         Beijing Datsing: absorbable hemostatic membrane

·         Guangzhou Koncen Bioscience: disposable Bilirubin adsorption colum

·         Tianjin H&J: disposable medicated cervical dilatation stick

·         Nanjing Zhentai: multi-frequency microwave acupuncture and moxibustion therapy apparatus

·         Guangdong Zhongneng: medical electron linear accelerator


For the complete list of trial hospitals and reasons, please email


NMPA (formerly CFDA) announced the total number of Voluntary Registration Withdrawals that happened from December 15th, 2017 to June 25th, 2018. There are 139 medical devices and IVDs registrations that have been voluntarily withdrawn due to inconsistent clinical data or other incompliance issues. Registrations from Beckman Coulter, Roche, Boston Scientific, Smith & Nephew and St. Jude were on the list.


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