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Premarketing approval for III Class medical devices.

In the previous articles under the heading of regulation of the medical device market, we looked at how the registration procedure in the United States looks like in general, and also paid attention to the classification of medical devices and the pre-market notification procedure. This article will focus on devices of the third risk class, in particular, the premarket approval

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The first registration certificate for a medicinal product was obtained under an accelerated procedure.

In 2022, the so-called “accelerated” registration procedure for medicines for which there is a risk of inventory shortage was organized in Russia (read more about this phenomenon in previous articles). In December 2022, the first marketing authorization (MA) was obtained in the frame of this procedure. The Ministry of Health of Russia approved the antitumor drug Pembroria (international non-proprietary name

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What is CEP for active pharmaceutical ingredient?

It’s not a secret that the composition of the drug includes two components: the active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) and excipients. To register a medicinal product with the regulatory authorities, it is necessary to provide a sufficiently large amount of information regarding the quality of the pharmaceutical substance, including a copy of Certificates of Suitability to the Monographs of the European

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Market of medical devices in Armenia.

Until recently, there was no legal basis for regulating the circulation of medical devices in Armenia. The sale and import of medical equipment and products for medical use, according to the local legislation of the Republic of Armenia, did not require state registration. However, accession to the Agreement on Uniform Principles and Rules for the Circulation of Medical Devices within

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Difference in classification rules between national system in Russia and EAEU regulation

The system of national marketing authorization of medical devices in the Russian Federation uses the Nomenclature Classification of Medical Devices by Type (hereinafter referred to as “NCMD”). In the system of marketing authorization of Medical Devices in the EAEU, there is a very close equivalent in content: the European Medical Device Nomenclature (hereinafter referred to as “EMDN”). According to EAEU regulatory

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Authorization of medical devices in Europe in the context of COVID-19

The standard registration procedure* for medical devices, in vitro diagnostic devices (IVD) and personal protective equipment includes a Conformity Assessment.  Depending on the risk class of MD, IVD and the category of personal protective equipment, the manufacturer either registers its product independently through the EUDAMED system (for non-sterile MDs that are not measuring instruments, I risk class), or applies to

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Practice for the Regulation of Wearable Devices in the Russian Federation

Are Wearable Devices Considered Medical Devices? According to the definition of the Federal Service for Surveillance in Healthcare: Medical devices are any instruments, apparatuses, devices, equipment, materials and other items used for medical purposes individually or in conjunction, or together with other accessories necessary for the operation of the aforementioned items as per indications; this includes also specific software products;

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Foreign Practise for the Regulation of Wearable Devices

USA In the USA, medical device regulators consider wearable devices to be low-risk devices and therefore do not label them. For example, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) considers such products to be “general wellness” products. The FDA believes that wearable devices pose low risks to user safety and therefore refrains from regulating them. Manufacturers either self-regulate the production and

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