Consider the following: device OEM is in Germany, contract sterilisation is done in the UK, the OBL owner (and therefore Legal Manufacturer) is also in the UK. For labeling in the US market, which is the correct country of origin: Germany or the UK?s...
Dear all, I have a question about RUO and IUO labeling in US market.According to FDA guidance "Distribution of In Vitro Diagnostic Products Labeled for Research Use Only or Investigational Use Only": RUO product is an IVD product that is in the labor...
Mechanical Engineer excited to design and manufacture medical devices and assistive technologies.
I've been trying to find a list of materials approved for implant by the FDA with little luck. Can anyone point me towards such a list? Or do you have a personal list compiled over the years that I could use as a reference point? Application-wise, ri...
As originally asked by Erin Seiler, MBA Account Manager, Color & Additives North America at PolyOne A huge trend in labeling we are seeing on the manufacturing end, is a change from stickers or other forms of identification to laser marking technolog...
Quality Assurance Specialist at Blackrock Microsystems
Does a medical device manufacturer have to re-label research only products (animal research only, not for use in humans) as investigational use (per 21 CFR 812) for use in IRB or IDE?The devices are not cleared and some may or may not be on a path to...
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Goodmorning all, I have a question about the use of the IVD symbol on in vitro diagnostic products in USA. The IVD symbol as defined in ISO 15223 standard should be used to indicate "a medical device that is intended to be used as an in vitro diagnos...
QA Director at Medtronic (former Given Imaging)
Can someone share what and how he is doing packaging and labeling validation for a non sterile product ? Quantities? Parameters ? Forms ? How many batches ? source: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/2070960/2070960-6232416918385487874
Principal Consultant at Class Three, LLC
I find working with inventors from outside the industry often raises questions that would never have occurred to me when working with an established device company. Today the question is Why prove the concept? By this I mean, what is the role of proo...
I am trying to understand the trend, if there is one, away from the use of solvents in the assembly of medical devices, specifically as it is used for coating ends of PVC tube sets and catheters.
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