FDA DRAFT guidance distinguishing device recalls from enhancements…

FDA DRAFT guidance distinguishing device recalls from enhancements…

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing the availability of the draft guidance entitled “Distinguishing Medical Device Recalls From Product Enhancements; Reporting Requirements.” This draft guidance intends to clarify for industry when a potential change to a device is a medical device recall, distinguish those instances from product enhancements, and identify the reporting requirements for both recalls and product enhancements. The draft guidance is not final nor is it in effect at this time. Submit either electronic or written comments on the draft guidance by May 23, 2013. Link to federal register notice here.

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