Category Archives: standards

Medical device labeling

Today we speak about some easy but necessary rules in Russia – labeling, marking of medical devices must comply with in order to medical device could be registered in Russian Federation. Should be noticed, that all the labeling rules (except the electrotechnical symbols) are regulated by 3 standards: GOST R 50444, GOST R ISO 15223 and GOST 14192. The last

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The number of stomatology material samples for biocompatibility studies

In one of previous articles we discuss quantity of medical device samples for toxicological testing (biocompatibility trials). Current article is about necessary number of stomatology (dental) material samples for toxicological testing. The standard regulated this quantity in Russia is GOST 31576. And its actual version is GOST 31576-2012. The 3rd section of these standards contain the table, regulating the necessary number

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Technical regulation in Russia. Introduction

Dear colleagues, we will start our journey into the secrets of Russian standards, concerned with medical devices with a short review of the technical regulation in Russia and the exploration of certification systems GOST, GOST R, GOST R IEC and GOST R ISO. The certification system GOST R – is the biggest certification system in Russia. Moreover, this is the

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Analysis of recommendation No. 17 of Federal Service for Surveillance in Healthcare

The transfer of Russian economics to Eurasian Economic Union leads on the changes in the routines of State registration for medical devices. One of the recommendation of Federal Service for Surveillance in Healthcare, concerned with the Russian transfer to Eurasian Economic Union is (Recommendation No. 17). It contains the list of standards, the application of which, on a voluntary basis,

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Labelling in Russian market medical devices

 All medical devices circulating within the territory of the Russian Federation are subject to safety monitoring.  One of the common violations found during such monitoring activities is the failure to identify the device in question. Each medical device should be clearly identified; all sales should be made only under the trade name stated in the marketing authorization document and in

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EAC mark – list of applicable standards

A list of standards which, on a voluntary basis, fully or partially ensure compliance of medical devices with the General requirements of safety and efficacy of medical devices, the requirements for their labeling and maintenance documents approved by the recommendation of the Eurasian Economic Commission panel. You could find recommendation #17 by link (in English) – EAC #17 (standards) ; (in Russian)

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