Weekly CFDA News Roundup (Feb 25th to Mar 4th)

New 3D Printed Medical Device Draft Guideline: Propels China to Leadership
March 1, 2018
China Approves First Device through Marketing Authorization Holder Program, Green Lights Contract Manufacturing
March 5, 2018

Weekly CFDA News Roundup (Feb 25th to Mar 4th)

Weekly CFDA News Roundup covers policies, regulations, QA/recall/AE, and new approvals in medical device and IVD in China.  It is edited by China Med Device, LLC, a consulting firm specializing in China CFDA regulatory, CRO and market access services.

 

Guideline

CFDA issued technical review guideline on optical coherence tomography system (final).

 

QA/Recall/AE

CFDA announced recall notice from 9 manufacturers. Among them are 6 foreign manufactures:

•          Howmedica Osteonics: knee joint prostheses

•          Boston Scientific: endoprosthesis stent

•          Edwards: pericardial aortic bioprosthesis

•          Roche: procalcitonin immunoassay

•          Abbott: clinical laboratory analyzer

•          Smith & Nephew: hinge knee joint

 

New Approval

•          Shanghai CFDA office published approval notice to portable ECG recorder. The device is registered by Yuanxin Medtech and manufactured by MicroPort EP MedTech. It is the first approval granted through marketing-authorization holder program.

•          CFDA published imported device approval notice to 13 foreign manufacturers. 伊藤超短波株式会社, Atmos Medizin Technik, Stryker are on the list.

 

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