The Central Drugs Standards Control Organization (CDSCO) has recently released a notification on 26th July 2021 for the classification of medical devices used in the Dermatological and Plastic Surgery under the provisions of Medical Device Rules (MDR) 2017.Read More
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has recently come up with a release of notification dated 21st October 2020 to extend the timeline from 1st day of November, 2020” to the 1st day of November, 2021 for Ultrasound EquipmentRead More
CDSCO has classified almost 1866 medical devices and 80 IVDs. There are 24 categories of medical devices and 3 Categories of Non- Notified In-Vitro Diagnostic Medical Device proposed by CDSCO.Read More
The Drugs Controller General (India) has listed a new classification of medical devices pertaining to anaesthesiology based on the device’s intended use and risk and other parameters.Read More
On 3rd September, 2020, CDSCO released a draft classification for non-notified Medical devices. The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) is going to classify non-notified medical devices like gowns, adhesive drapes, and coveralls under Class A, and surgical drapes and non- notified in-vitro diagnostic (IVD) as Class B medical […]Read More
The Central Drugs Standards Control Organization (CDSCO) streamlined the process for submission of application for the issue of free sale certificate, market standing certificate, and non-conviction certificate of notified medical devices in India.Read More
The Government of India has ordered to regulate the equipment for CT scan, MRI, defibrillators, PET, dialysis, X-ray, etc. as drugs from April 01, 2021.
NIB Noida is evaluating samples of in-vitro Diagnostics of 4th generation HIV kits for QC evaluation. While evaluating NIB, Noida noticed that many manufacturers of such Kits are not mentioning sensitivity for HIV P-24 antigen in the product insert. All the manufacturers or licensees are requested to update the product insert of these 4th generations HIV In-vitro diagnostic kits for inclusion of analytical sensitivity for HIV P-24 antigen so that there is no unnecessary delay in evaluation
CDSCO has notified four medical devices, i.e., nebulizer, blood pressure monitoring devices, digital thermometer, and glucometer as drugs. The importers and manufacturers of these 4 medical devices need to take import and manufacturing licenses from the Central Licensing Authority or State Licensing Authority effectively from 1st January 2021.