Upcoming changes to FDA electronic medical device reporting in 2018

Registrar Corp. Medical device manufacturers and importers are required to report “adverse events” to FDA when their device has caused or contributed to death or serious injury.  An adverse event is when a device has a malfunction that could cause death or serious injury.  Importers report this information to the manufacturer.  The FDA has announced

FDA publishes final guidance for UDI direct marking requirements

David Lennarz, Registrar Corp. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requires devices intended to be reprocessed or devices intended to be used more than once by multiple patients to physically bear a permanent unique device identifier (UDI) marking that lasts the duration of the devices’ expected lifetime. This is known as UDI direct marking. The