Starting January 1st, 2024, the Hong Kong Medical Device Division (MDD) accepts, on a regular basis, the marketing approvals obtained from the National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) of Mainland China and the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) of Korea as support of compliance of the medical device to the “Essential Principles of Safety and Performance of Medical Devices” (Technical Reference: TR-004) under MDACS.
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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.
By allowing manufacturers to show conformity to the MDD’s assessment requirements by using NMPA or MFDS approvals, Chinese and Korean manufacturers would save 6-9 months during the application process.
Any company applying for new or renewal KGMP certificates after July 1, 2019 will be subject to several new requirements. This change has the potential to add significant time and cost to the compliance requirements for manufacturers that employ multiple outsourced manufacturing facilities.