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The New EU MD Regulations on Notified Bodies. Will They Affect Australian Manufacturers?

In September 2012, the European Commission announced a proposal for regulation changes to medical devices and in vitro diagnostic medical devices. According to Medtech Insight News these regulations are likely to be adopted by late 2016 or early 2017. Will these regulation changes impact the Australian Manufacturer? It depends. The Australian Department of Health, Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) announced in 2014, “Commencing on 5 November 2014, Australian medical device manufacturers are able to use conformity assessment certification from European notified bodies when making applications to the TGA.” This was good news for......

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