Tag Archive for: Thailand

Thai FDA Regulatory Documentation Exemptions

March 12, 2024: the Thai FDA released draft guidance updating the list of required documentation for Full and Concise Evaluation. For manufacturers registering a medical device in Thailand, certain documents are no longer required.

Thai FDA Reduces Application Review Time

On February 21st, 2024 the TFDA provided data to show a reduction in application review times and increased accessibility with their digital service system.

Thai FDA QMS Updates to Affect GDP, GMP, and GCP

Last month, the Thai FDA announced new quality systems requirements that apply to the manufacture and distribution of medical devices, and for conducting clinical trials in Thailand.

Thailand FDA to Improve Medical Device Advertising Review Times

In a training seminar held on January 15 and 16, 2024, by the Thai FDA on the Full Common Submission Dossier Template (CSDT), the TFDA stated their intention to improve the advertising approval process. Per the Deputy Secretary General, they plan to implement new processes meant to help expedite the approvals of advertisement applications.

Thailand FDA Provides Guidance on Classification of Physical Therapy Devices

On December 3rd, 2022, the Thailand FDA (TFDA) issued new regulation to re-classify Physical Therapy Devices as Class 1 medical devices.

Thai FDA Drafting New Guidance for SaMD and AI Device Registration

Thai FDA is drafting new guidelines for AI Regulation. The novel characteristics of artificial intelligence (AI) software cause issues with the medical device registration process in most countries. The Thai Food and Drug Administration (Thai FDA) is working to address this important issue, most recently by hosting a meeting with interested parties on July, 2023, which Asia Actual Thailand employees were invited to attend.

Thai FDA Improves Medical Device Application Process

In a virtual meeting held June 19, 2023, the Thai Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) discussed several measures aimed at enhancing the management of medical device registration applications. Standing out was the new Regulatory Applicant (RA) program which provides expedited reviews to applications submitted by certified RA’s and the possibility of utilizing External Expert Bodies as an additional review resource.

Thai FDA Issues Guidance on Specialist Review Selection Criteria

Get the latest insights on the Specialist Review Guidance for medical device registration in Thailand from the Thai FDA. Learn about the criteria that trigger a Specialist Review and how to potentially avoid it.

LAUNCHING AI DEVICES AND SOFTWARE AS MEDICAL DEVICES IN THAILAND

The novel characteristics of AI software and Software as Medical Devices (SaMDs) are stressing bureaucratic regulatory, customs and taxation systems around the world. Thailand is no exception.

THAILAND: TIPS FOR IMPORTING MEDICAL DEVICES IN A COMPLEX MARKET

Importing medical devices into Thailand is more difficult than in other countries in the region. It is important to work with an importer with staff experienced with medical device imports to avoid customs clearance delays and added costs.