India’s Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has issued an update on plastic packaging and Plastic Waste Management (PWM) requiring importers quantify the type of plastics being imported through a brief registration process.
A list of recently updated articles regarding medical device regulatory updates from the CDSCO and other governing bodies in India.
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.
In 2016 the Indian government launched an online portal, the Government e-Marketplace (commonly referred to as GeM) under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry to provide for efficient and transparent procurement by government agencies across the country.
On October 1st 2023, the India CDSCO will enforce full license requirements for Class C and D non-notified medical devices as the final step of transitioning all medical devices under the new rules.
An outline of the best practices for five different Asian countries that provide an abbreviated “predicate” registration route.
India’s CDSCO has issued important guidance on the process for medical device Import License renewal. This process is newly coming into effect, as the first round of Import Licenses issued under the new Rules will start to expire this year.
This blog serves as an important enforcement notice for manufacturers/importers that BIS certification is required for some of the electronic components/accessories included in medical devices, including batteries, monitors, power adaptors and more.
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.
On September 30th, 2022, the Indian Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MOHFW) issued GSR 754(E) announcing new sales license requirements for entities importing and distributing formerly non-notified medical devices.
On October 14, 2022, the Indian Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (Department of Health and Family Welfare) issued final notification G.S.R. 777(E) formalizing the exemption of Class A non-measuring and non-sterile medical devices from the Import License (MD-15) process.