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Part 2 – Wearables the rage but are they medical devices?

Part 2 of series Posts – “General Wellness” & “Medical Device Accessories” FDA Guidances in regard to Wearables. Join us @ 10X conference & learn more From the previous “Wearables the rage but are they medical devices?” blog post I indicated that to determine if Wearables are medical devices you must a) review the definition of [...]

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Wearables the rage but are they medical devices?

Guidance documents to help you determine if your Wearable device is a medical device that needs FDA approval or not for US submissions. Wearables may be the rage but what does your company need to do for an FDA medical device submission in the US (or do you even need one from the FDA?) with [...]

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OSHA NRTL’s approved for AAMI ES 60601-1 3rd edition + Amendment 1 (or edition 3.1)

  This post discusses NRTL’s approved for AAMI ES 60601-1 3rd ed. + A1 & can issue NRTL Marks vs which are in process. There has been a lot of activity from OSHA with respect to the NRTL (Nationally Recognized Test Laboratory) program of late for medical device testing.  UL 60601-1 is still an approved [...]

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What is the Scope of IEC 60601-1:2005 (3rd edition)?

This blog will help you determine if and how the IEC 60601-1 Standard applies to your medical electrical product.  Definitions, third-party testing, etc. discussed. One of the first questions clients ask before a project starts is, “Does this medical electrical product fall under IEC 60601-1?” Another common question clients ask is whether IEC 60601-1 applies to battery operated [...]

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FDA Extends AAMI ES 60601-1 Transition Date to 31 Dec ’13 & Other Important Changes – Recognition Lists 031/032

The big news in the IEC 60601-1, 3rd ed. world today is the US National Standard that is in the FDA’s Recognized Consensus Standards Lists [Now is ANSI/AAMI ES60601-1:2005/(R)2012 and A1:2012, C1:2009/(R)2012 and A2:2010/(R)2012 (Consolidated Text) - Recognition List #: 031, Recognition # 5-77] has had it’s transition date moved from June 30, 2013 to [...]