A list of recently published articles regarding medical device regulatory updates from the NMPA and other governing bodies in China.

CHINA TAKES STEPS TO ENSURE QUALITY OF COVID-19 RELATED EXPORTS

Chinese officials are taking steps to reduce fraudulent exports. Only products with NMPA registration can be exported to ensure standards and quality during COVID-19 crisis.

CHINA CHANGES CLINICAL DATA REQUIREMENTS FOR MEDICAL DEVICE REGISTRATION

The changes to clinical data requirements will significantly decrease the regulatory burden for many medical device manufacturers seeking to access the Chinese market by eliminating the time and expense of conducting a local clinical trial.

CHINA WARNS MANUFACTURERS ABOUT RISK ASSESSMENT REPORT DEADLINE

Asia Actual works with highly experienced professionals in China that can provide you with accurate and timely Risk Assessment reports for your products that will not only satisfy the NMPA’s requirements but could also be used for updating Clinical Evaluation Reports in other markets.

Medical Device Shipments During the COVID-19 Pandemic

COVID-19 impacts medical device shipment logistics. Manufacturers will need to adapt their supply chain in order to meet demands and lower costs.

CHINA AMENDS MEDICAL DEVICE APPLICATION SUBMISSION PROCESS

In an ongoing effort to refine and improve the systems and procedures for medical device registration in China, the National Medical Products Administration or NMPA (previously the CFDA) moved to a new on-line submission system and harmonized the applications table of contents to international standards.

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. 

4 Product Development Decisions that Impact Sales Performance in Asia

US medical device manufacturers typically launch new products in Asia only after establishing success in the US and Europe. However, decisions made in the product development process have significant impact on regulatory costs, time to market and ultimately sales results in Asia. Address these four points to ensure fastest time-to-revenue in Asian markets.

eRPS System: China National Medical Product Administration’s (NMPA) medical device registration system

Manufacturers interested in registering a medical device in China can now submit electronic documents online through the new eRPS system.