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Company: Tomtec Imaging Systems Gmbh Date of Enforcement Report: 7/15/2020 Class II PRODUCT TOMTEC-ARENA TTA2 (sw version no. 2.20 and lower) Picture archiving and communications system. Recall Number: Z-2496-2020 REASON The firm discovered a software issue associated with the Image-Com module/clinical application package (CAP) interface for 3D application in the ARENA software, where measurements from...
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(July 13, 2020) Amy Sellers, of Tampa, FL, USA, has joined SoftwareCPR as a Regulatory Associate.  Amy recently received her J.D. from the University of Florida Levin College of Law. She has experience in regulatory pathway decisions, including analysis of intended use and product claims, as well as analysis of design changes against US regulations...
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Background of the Medical Software Functions Exclusion Most of those in the industry do not question whether the FDA has the authority to regulate software that qualifies as a device. However, there are many intricacies in the definitions of the 21st Century Cures Act – which, in 2016, amended the definition of medical devices in...
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Company: Shanghai United Imaging Healthcare Co., Ltd. Date of Enforcement Report: 7/8/2020 Class II PRODUCT uCT 530 Computed Tomography X-Ray System Recall Number: Z-2472-2020 REASON Two issues were identified with the computed tomography x-ray system including a service function which may cause false marking of a bad channel resulting in ring artifacts, and potential intermittent...
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Company: Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 7/8/2020 Class II PRODUCT Fujifilm Synapse PACS Software Version 5.5.x and 5.7.x- intended as interface to the FUJIFILM Synapse PACS Software (Server) Recall Number: Z-2471-2020 REASON Lateromedial (LM) and Lateromedial Oblique (LMO) Orientation Markers may be displayed incorrectly on the 3D TOMO slider bar. In...
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On June 24, 2020, there was an update to the current status of FDA’s MDDT program. CDRH announced a new tool had qualified as MDDT. This is only the sixth tool to qualify since the MDDT Guidance document was finalized in 2017. See the list of qualified tools here: https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/science-and-research-medical-devices/medical-device-development-tools-mddt.   What is the Medical...
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Company: Baxter Healthcare Corporation Date of Enforcement Report: 7/8/2020 Class II PRODUCT Flow Coupler Monitor, GEM, Global Excellence Microsurgery, Rx Only Recall Number: Z-2474-2020 REASON A firmware issue may cause the GEM1020M-2 Flow Coupler Monitor to intermittently shut down when a WiFi connection is not established. RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Baxter Healthcare Corporation on 6/2/2020. Voluntary:  Firm...
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Company: Ortho Clinical Diagnostics Date of Enforcement Report: 7/8/2020 Class II PRODUCT VITROS 3600 Immunodiagnostic System Software Versions 3.3.3 and below Product Code: 6802783, Unique Identifier: 10758750002979 Recall Number: Z-2480-2020 REASON Modifications to MicroWell Qualitative Assay Parameters Not Retained- may be inadvertently reset to default in certain circumstances RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Ortho Clinical Diagnostics on 7/20/2020....
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Company: Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 7/8/2020 Class II PRODUCT CentraLink Data Management System software version 16.0.2 Siemens Material Number (SMN): 11313246 (2) CentraLink Data Management System software version 16.0.3 Siemens Material Number (SMN): 11314337 Product Usage: are clinical laboratory information modules which consolidate test orders and test results, provide test ordering...
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Company: RAYSEARCH LABORATORIES AB Date of Enforcement Report: 7/1/2020 Class II PRODUCT RayStation standalone software treatment planning system (RayStation 8A, 8B, 9A, and 9B, including all service packs) model no. 8.0, 8.1, 9.0, 9.1, 9.2 Recall Number: Z-2426-2020 REASON It is not obvious that the manual import of a treatment record into RayCare PACS does...
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Company: GE Healthcare, LLC Date of Enforcement Report: 7/1/2020 Class II PRODUCT CARESCAPE Patient Data Module (PDM) used with the following monitors: CARESCAPE B450/B650/B850, SOLAR 8000M/I and Transport Pro Recall Number: Z-2424-2020 REASON The CARESCAPE Patient Data Module (PDM) is used with the following monitors: CARESCAPE B450/B650/B850, SOLAR 8000M/I and Transport Pro. If Pace detection...
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Company: Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc Date of Enforcement Report: 7/1/2020 Class II PRODUCT RP500e Handheld Barcode Scanner, Zebra Model: DS4308 – HC0062BZZWW, Siemens Material Number (SMN) 11416778 Recall Number: Z-2432-2020 REASON The scanner is not confirming the integrity of read barcode data using the check-digit when reading Code 39 barcodes. RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics...
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Company: Mevion Medical Systems, Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 7/1/2020 Class II PRODUCT MEVION S250i, MEVION S250; Proton Radiation Treatment System Recall Number: Z-2406-2020 REASON Couch Correction moves sent after using a 3D CT scan are partially lost if the previous correction sent or recorded had some of the Couch Correction checkboxes turned off. RECALLING...
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Company: Merge Healthcare, Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 7/1/2020 Class II PRODUCT Merge Healthcare Merge Application Server Software Release and Merge Healthcare Merge Cardio Workstation Software Release – Product Usage: VERICIS is a system intended to be used to acquire, store, print, transfer, and archive clinical information from Camtronics and other vendors systems including images,...
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Company: Suntech Medical, Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 7/1/2020 Class II PRODUCT Oscar 2, Model 250 System Recall Number: Z-2429-2020 REASON The device display, when activated, can show an incorrect decimal point when the blood pressure reading is a three-digit number and the unit of measure is set for mmHg. RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Suntech Medical, Inc....
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Company: RAYSEARCH LABORATORIES AB Date of Enforcement Report: 6/17/2020 Class II PRODUCT RayStation 4.0 to RayStation 5 Service Pack 2 – Product Usage: For radiation therapy and medical oncology which can also be used to administer treatments. Recall Number: Z-2339-2020 REASON Software error was identified in the Pencil Beam Scanning (PBS) and Line Scanning (LS)...
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Company: Elekta Limited Date of Enforcement Report: 6/17/2020 Class II PRODUCT Elekta Unity, Philips Marlin Software versions: R5.3.30, R5.3.31, R6.0.5331, R5.7.0, R5.7.1, R6.1.571 Recall Number: Z-2297-2020 REASON In TSM (Treatment Session Manager) Motion Monitoring workflows, under certain conditions there can be a mismatch between the contour data overlay with respect to the motion monitoring images...
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Company: Philips Healthcare Informatics, Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 6/17/2020 Class II PRODUCT IntelliSpace PACS 4.4, Product number 837507 – Product Usage: intended to be used by trained professionals, including but not limited to physicians, nurses and medical technicians. Recall Number: Z-2338-2020 REASON Images may potentially become corrupt while using the system. RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Philips...
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Company: Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc Date of Enforcement Report: 6/10/2020 Class II PRODUCT ARTIS icono systems with Quantification Application SW (QVA/QCA) on a standalone XWP computer, an interventional Fluoroscopic X-Ray System Model Number: 11327600 Recall Number: Z-2257-2020 REASON Using Quantification Application (QVA/QCA) on DSA images may lead to a failure in vessel detection or...
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Company: Hill-Rom, Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 6/10/2020 Class II PRODUCT Centrella Smart+ Bed, Catalog Number P7900 Recall Number: Z-2246-2020 REASON The Bed Exit System may fail to send a remote alert through the nurse call system if a remote alert was previously sent and cancelled at the in-room nurse call wall unit. RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER...
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Company: Agfa N.V. Date of Enforcement Report: 6/10/2020 Class II PRODUCT AGFA Digital Radiography X- Ray system DR 800 with MUSICA Dynamic, Type number: 6010/200 – Product Usage: DR 800: Agfa s DR 800 system is indicated for performing dynamic imaging examinations (fluoroscopy and/or rapid sequence) of the following anatomies/procedures: positioning fluoroscopy procedures, gastro-intestinal examinations,...
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Company: Insulet Corporation Date of Enforcement Report: 6/10/2020 Class II PRODUCT Omnipod DASH Insulin Management System (mg/dL configuration), Catalog Number PT000010 M/D: INT1D001MG – Product Usage: is intended for subcutaneous delivery of insulin at set and variable rates for the management of diabetes mellitus in persons requiring insulin. Recall Number: Z-2164-2020 REASON After the device...
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Company: Spacelabs Healthcare, Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 6/10/2020 Class II PRODUCT Xhibit Central, Model No. 96102 – Product Usage: intended use is to provide clinicians with central monitoring of adult, pediatric and neonatal patient data of patients connected to networked Spacelabs Healthcare patient monitors and telemetry transmitters. Recall Number: Z-2261-2020 REASON The firm received...
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Company: Intuitive Surgical, Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 6/10/2020 Class II PRODUCT da Vinci SP surgical system Recall Number: Z-2260-2020 REASON Intuitive has become aware that the da Vinci SP system may trigger a mechanical vibration of the instrument tips and endoscope due to a software anomaly. This issue has the potential to occur only...
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Company: Varian Medical Systems, Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 5/13/2020 Class II PRODUCT Varian Multileaf Collimator [MLC]; Millenium Multileaf Collimator [52, 80, 120 leaf]; High Definition 120 Multileaf Collimator Model Number(s): product code: H54 and H56; MLC software version 8.5 – Product Usage: is intended to assist the clinician in the delivery of external beam...
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Company: Cuattro LLC Date of Enforcement Report: 5/20/2020 Class II PRODUCT CuattroDR System Software, REF: SWR-00069-MD, UDI: B269SWR00069MD0 Recall Number: Z-1934-2020 REASON There is a potential that an image from a previous patient study to show up in a later patient study. This may result in misdiagnosis of the correct patient. RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Cuattro LLC...
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Company: The Binding Site Group, Ltd. Date of Enforcement Report: 6/10/2020 Class II PRODUCT The Optilite Clinical Chemistry Analyzer. IVD. Model Number: IE700. UDI-05051700017176 – Product Usage: The Optilite Clinical Chemistry Analyzer is a fully automated random access analyzer used to measure a variety of analytes that may be adaptable to the analyzer depending on...
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Company: Immersivetouch Inc Date of Enforcement Report: 6/10/2020 Class II PRODUCT ImmersiveView software version 2.1 Product Usage: ImmersiveView is intended as pre-operative software for simulating and evaluating surgical treatment options Recall Number: Z-2041-2020 REASON Observed an internal repetitive software glitch in ImmersiveView. RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Immersivetouch Inc on 4/3/2020. Voluntary:  Firm Initiated recall is ongoing. VOLUME...
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Company: Medtronic Navigation, Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 6/10/2020 Class II PRODUCT Medtronic Nexframe Stereotactic System and StealthStation Cranial software version 3.0 or newer with StealthStation DBS License or StealthStation S8 Software with Stealth DBS License and O-arm Imaging System utilizing the auto-registration (fiducial- less) workflow used in combination during a DBS (deep brain stimulation)...
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Company: Inpeco S.A. Date of Enforcement Report: 6/10/2020 Class II PRODUCT FlexLab Automation System with Advia2120LAS Interface Module (P/N FLX-219-00, FLX-219-10), ImmunoCAP 1000 Interface Module (P/N FLX-226-01, FLX-226-10), or StaRRsed Interface Module (P/N FLX-268-00)is a modular system designed to automate Pre-Analytical and Post-Analytical processing, sample handling in order to automate sample processing in the Laboratory....
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Company: Medtronic Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 6/10/2020 Class II PRODUCT Guardian Connect App CSS7200 iOS and Guardian Connect Transmitter GST4C used on the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices. Recall Number: Z-2106-2020 REASON Customers using the firm’s continuous glucose monitoring system application on an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch with ios software version 12,...
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Company: GE Healthcare, LLC Date of Enforcement Report: 6/10/2020 Class II PRODUCT System, Tomography Computed Emmission Recall Number: Z-2258-2020 REASON GE Healthcare has identified that a small number of Nuclear Medicine systems are operating without currently updated software. In a recent event, a patient s finger was injured during the Unload process while the automatic...
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Company: ICU Medical, Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 5/13/2020 Class II PRODUCT The Cogent Hemodynamic Monitoring System. REF58400-000, GTIN 00840619099459; REF 58400-000R, GTIN 0087709094314; REF 58403, GTIN 00840619079505; REF 58401, GTIN 00840619079499 – Product Usage: intended for patients for whom the monitoring of continuous cardiac output and calculated hemodynamic parameters is indicated for diagnostic and...
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Company: Elekta Inc Date of Enforcement Report: 5/7/2020 Class II PRODUCT Elekta MONACO RTP Sytem, radiation treatment planning software system – Product Usage: The Monaco system is used to make treatment plans for patients with prescriptions for external beam radiation therapy. Recall Number: Z-1803-2020 REASON The Monaco RTP Radiation Treatment Planning System may change the...
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Company: Viewray, Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 5/7/2020 Class II PRODUCT ViewRay System: Model No. 10000 and 20000 for radiation treatment. PN11440 MRIdian System Treatment Planning and Delivery System (TPDS) software Recall Number: Z-1803-2020 REASON Registering dose and structures in the treatment delivery workflow could result in an alignment discrepancy between the imported previously delivered...
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Company: Philips North America, LLC Date of Enforcement Report: 5/7/2020 Class II PRODUCT Philips Azurion 7 M20 -XperGuide Software hosted in Interventional Workspot 1.5 when used with the Azurion R2.0 system Interventional fluoroscopic x-ray system System code: 722079 Recall Number: Z-1809-2020 REASON When a user acquires XperCT scan on an Azurion 2.0 system, enters the...
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Company: ICU Medical, Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 5/7/2020 Class II PRODUCT ICU Medical Cogent Hemodynamic Monitoring System, Cogent Item Number 58400-000, UDI: (01)00840619079499 Recall Number: Z-1835-2020 REASON Firm identified several software issues through internal testing of its Cogent Hemodynamic Monitoring System. These issues may result in inaccurate monitoring data, unit shutdown, and/or loss of...
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Company: Boston Scientific Corporation Date of Enforcement Report: 5/7/2020 Class II PRODUCT iLab Polaris Multi-Modality Guidance System; iLab Ultrasound Imaging System Recall Number: Z-1804-2020 REASON Certain iLab Polaris Systems which were upgraded with a previous 2.10 software version (disk batch 629774) contained a bug in which only the True Color Secondary Capture (SC) format will...
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Company: Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 5/7/2020 Class II PRODUCT Atellica CH 930 Analyzer, Siemens Material Number 11067000 with software version v1.21.0 SP1 or lower Recall Number: Z-1797-2020 REASON Editing an assay Test Definition and switching to another assay s Test Definition screen without saving the changes using the save button on...
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Company: Obalon Therapeutics Inc Date of Enforcement Report: 5/7/2020 Class II PRODUCT Obalon Balloon System with Model 4300 Touch Dispenser Touchscreen; Software version 02.00.00.0076 – Product Usage: The System is intended to be used as an adjunct to a moderate intensity diet and behavior modification program. All balloons must be removed 6 months after the...
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Company: Radiometer Medical ApS Date of Enforcement Report: 4/29/2020 Class II PRODUCT TCM4 Base unit, Ref 391-880, UDI:(01)05700693918808, used with the monitor modules TCM4 (902-778), TCM40 (902-778, 902-946 or 902-862), TCM400 (902-564), TOSCA (903-044) and CombiM (903-111) – Product Usage: It is indicated for use on pediatrics and adults. Recall Number: Z-1755-2020 REASON Reports have...
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Company: Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 4/29/2020 Class II PRODUCT Fresenius 2008T Hemodialysis Machine: Part Number Description 190573 2008T HEMODIAL YSIS SYS. OLC/DIASAFE PLUS; 190713 2008T HEMODIAL YSIS SYS., with CDX; 190766 2008T HEMODIAL YSIS SYSTEM W/BIBAG; 190858 2008T HEMODIAL YSIS SYSTEM WITHOUT CDX; 190895 2008T GEN 2 BIBAG WITHOUT CDX;...
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Company: Philips North America, LLC Date of Enforcement Report: 4/29/2020 Class II PRODUCT TRx4851A 2.4 GHz IntelliVue Tele TRX, Model Number 862231; Includes Service Numbers 453564052401, 453564052411, 453564052441, 453564052451, 453564166851, 453564166861 Recall Number: Z-1766-2020 REASON The ECG signal from patients being monitored using a Philips TRx4841A and TRx4851A Telemetry Transceiver may not be properly analyzed...
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Company: Synaptive Medical Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 4/29/2020 Class II PRODUCT ClearCanvas RIS/PACS Recall Number: Z-1758-2020 REASON A software defect negatively affects the quality of images taken during diagnostic imaging (mammograms) which may result in misdiagnosis. RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Synaptive Medical Inc. on 2/26/2020. Voluntary:  Firm Initiated recall is ongoing. VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE...
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Company: Beckman Coulter Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 4/29/2020 Class II PRODUCT Beckman Coulter Power Express Sample Processing System AU5800XL connection unit, catalog #B36351; and Power Express Dynamic Inlet, catalog B36352. Recall Number: Z-1741-2020 REASON Potential exposure to biohazard. Software design problem causes excess speed and vibrations in the unload arm movement which causes caused...
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Company: Shanghai United Imaging Healthcare Co., Ltd. Date of Enforcement Report: 4/22/2020 Class II PRODUCT Positron Emission Tomograpy and Computed Tomography System, Model: uMI 550, with software version R001.3.0.0.750505, Rx Only, CE 0197, UDI: (01)06971576832026 – Product Usage: This system is intended to be operated by qualified healthcare professionals to assist in the detection, localization,...
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Company: Abbott Date of Enforcement Report: 4/22/2020 Class II PRODUCT Merlin PCS 3650 Software Upgrade Kit, REF 3330 St. Jude Medical The MerlinTM Patient Care System (MerlinTM PCS) Model 3650 is a portable, dedicated programming system designed to interrogate, program, display data, and test St. Jude MedicalTM implantable devices and leads. Recall Number: Z-1700-2020 REASON...
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Company: Sysmex America, Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 4/22/2020 Class II PRODUCT The CF-70 instrument (product code: LXG; Regulation Number: 862.2050) receives magazines containing stained blood smears from SP-50, selects only smears that require analysis, and transports them to the DI-60 for further analysis. After completing the analysis on DI-60 the smears are placed back...
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Company: Canon Medical System, USA, INC. Date of Enforcement Report: 4/22/2020 Class II PRODUCT Canon Aquilion Lightning, Model TSX-036A Recall Number: Z-1719-2020 REASON Scanning may be interrupted due to an error during execution of the eXam Plan and the system is unable to be shut down normally, resulting in the need to forcibly turn the...
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FDA released a new guidance document titled, “Nonbinding Feedback After Certain FDA Inspections of Device Establishments, Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff.  This guidance was issued on April 22, 2020.  The background on the guidance states, “Timely nonbinding feedback can help device firms determine whether proposed actions to address inspectional observations are...
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FDA:  Exemptions, Variances, and Alternate Forms of Adverse Event Reporting for Medical Devices

Manufacturers, importers, and user facilities can request an exemption or variance from any or all of the medical device reporting requirements in 21 CFR Part 803.  Read more:  https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/medical-device-reporting-mdr-how-report-medical-device-problems/exemptions-variances-and-alternate-forms-adverse-event-reporting-medical-devices

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