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.

INDIA COMPLIANCE MAINTENANCE: NOTIFIED BODY CHANGE

Given recent conditions of Brexit, many companies are impacted with changes regarding their notified body. This change ultimately changes the CE Mark on labeling, thus requiring amendments to any existing Import Licenses in India.

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.

Hong Kong to Pilot Prioritizing Some Listed Medical Devices

Hong Kong’s MDD announced the start of a pilot program that will give preference to MDACS listed medical devices.

Philippines FDA Issues New Draft IVD Regulations

The Philippines FDA released new draft IVD guidance for the public’s review and comment in early January 2022 which would harmonize their regulations with the ASEAN Medical Devices Directive (AMDD).

Identifying Predicate Devices in India, Taiwan, China, Japan, and Korea

An outline of the best practices for five different Asian countries that provide an abbreviated “predicate” registration route.

Good Distribution Practice Requirements in Indonesia

In 2014, the Indonesian Ministry of Health introduced the Good Method of Distribution of Medical Devices (or CDAKB) in order to enforce good distribution practice requirements in the country.

What is CSDT Documentation?

Manufacturers looking to Southeast Asia to help grow their medical device sales should become familiar with the Common Submission Dossier Template, or “CSDT.”

China’s NMPA Begins Issuing Registration Certificates Electronically

On October 26, 2022, the NMPA issued a notice to begin implementing electronic registration certificates for certain approved medical devices.

Thai FDA Fast Track Route for COVID Related Products to Stop

The TFDA has announced that the Fast Track registration route for COVID related products will be discontinued from November 4th, 2022 onwards.