Medical Device Advertising Requirements in Asia

In addition to receiving market authorization for the safety and efficacy of their product, manufacturers wishing to advertise their medical devices, especially Direct to Consumer, may need to also obtain approval for their marketing material.

How New EU MDR Requirements Will Affect Registrations in Asia

As manufacturers finish transitioning to the new EU MDR requirements, it will be important to understand the implications of these changes on existing licenses around the world.

China Releases Draft Clinical Evaluation Exemption List for 2022

Beginning January 1, 2021, the NMPA began implementing UDI requirements in China for the first batch of 69 types of medical devices in 9 categories.

China Fully Implements UDI Requirements for Class 3 Medical Devices

Beginning January 1, 2021, the NMPA began implementing UDI requirements in China for the first batch of 69 types of medical devices in 9 categories.

China Issues Recommendation for Medical Device Clinical Data

For medical device registration in China, one of the most important documents to be provided is  clinical data. 

China Publishes 9 Draft Guidelines for Registration of Medical Devices

Recently, the CMDE published draft Guidelines for Registration and Review of Medical Device for the following devices in June.

NMPA Issues New Guidance for Medical Device Software in China

In March of 2022, the NMPA’s Center for Medical Device Evaluation (CMDE) released new guidance pertaining to registering medical device software in China.

CHINA ENCOURAGES LOCAL MANUFACTURING OF FOREIGN MEDICAL DEVICES

China has been making efforts to encourage more direct investment. Along with the new Foreign Investment Law, the NMPA has also announced incentives for manufacturers opening facilities in China by making the application process easier and faster. 

China to Require All Electromedical Devices Meet Updated Standards

This adjustment will not only make the registration process cheaper and quicker for many manufacturers, it will also improve the efficiency of China’s labs to perform testing for domestic manufacturers and other devices that will still need in-country testing. While the regulatory burden for what the NMPA will consider as acceptable self-test reports is still high, this change provides manufacturers with more options.

China to Implement New Electrical Safety Standards for Medical Devices

An updated China-specific electromedical safety standard (BG 9706.1-2020) that was announced back in February of 2020 will come into full effect on May 1, 2023.