Tag Archive for: device manufacturers

THAILAND SUSPENDS PLAN TO REGULATE HAND SANITIZER AS MEDICAL DEVICE

In the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Thai FDA announced on March 5, 2020 that they will cancel their plans to begin regulating alcohol gel sanitizers as medical devices.

THAI FDA ALLOWS SALES OF AT-HOME HIV TEST KITS

The Thai government has voiced their commitment to ending the epidemic by supporting preventative awareness, access to cost-effective tests and treatment resources through public investment and/or private partnerships.

GUIDANCE ISSUED FOR IMPORTING UNREGISTERED MEDICAL DEVICES INTO KOREA

Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) recently published final revisions regarding importing non-registered medical devices under special circumstances, including for research and personal use only, scarce or urgently needed, to be used by a Korean laboratory, clinical trials and/or orphan products.

DON’T PLAY ROULETTE WITH YOUR RUSSIAN TEST REPORTS

Considering the complexity of the importing test samples and the risk of test laboratories losing accreditation, it is important for manufacturers seeking medical or diagnostic device registration in Russia work with an experienced, local partner who can make an informed selection of test laboratories and take fast corrective action should the selected lab be affected.

Submission Changes in China: ToCs and the eRPS

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

Singapore Releases New Guidance of Medical Device Software

Singapore’s HSA has updated their requirements for software application submissions, requiring the specific version number and iteration of the software to be sold in Singapore.

CLIENT SUCCESS: ICECURE MEDICAL GROWS SALES IN ASIAN MARKETS

Asia Actual assists IceCure in achieving goals for continued expansion in Asia

TROUBLESHOOTING U.S. HOSPITAL SALES RESULTS

Medical device manufacturers looking to establish or improve sales in the US market should contact our team for market insight and strategy development.

Voluntary Medical Device Registration in Hong Kong

Medical device manufacturers that are serious about growing sales in Hong Kong/Southeast Asia should consider registration a mandatory step.

VietNam: High Growth Fast Market Access

Vietnam has been quietly transforming their economy of 100 million people into a regional powerhouse. Through a combination of significant private investment, the US-China trade war, and their highly successful handling of the Coronavirus, Vietnam’s economy is expected to rebound quickly, especially with regards to manufacturing.