Category - notified body

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The notified body conundrum

In my recent post about potential mass extinction in the EU IVD market as a result of the IVDR and the limited number of notified bodies that look to be applying for IVDR status (and the incredulous reactions that I received) I though it would be a good idea to update on notified bodies in […]

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EU Court decides TÜV Rheinland / PIP breast implants case

It has been sort of hanging over the medical devices market for quite a long time: the TÜV Rheinland case about the PIP breast implants. This case is the direct result of the PIP breast implants scandal, which had a profound influence on the new EU MDR in the making. We had the Advocate General’s opinion […]

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ENVI’s 29 may debate on medical devices

The fog of war that I wrote about with respect to the tsunami of amendments is lifting with the discussion of the amendments in the ENVI committee today. It was a very interesting debate, and I’ll share my impression of it with you. I have grouped what I heard by subjects so it’s easier to […]

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ENVI’s amendments

ENVI’s amendments, following those of IMCO  have been published now after translation, see here for IVDs and here for medical devices. This accounts for the biggest load of the amendments (297 – 907 on medical devices and 75 – 399 on IVDs), but here is a list of the things that I found particularly interesting. […]