19 November 2020 – Harmonised standards under IVDR
A request for harmonisation of standards was submitted to the European Commission for adoption and submission to the European Committee for Standardization and the European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization (CEN/CENELEC). Annex II contains a list of 45 existing and 3 new standards with deadlines for their adoption.
18 November 2020 – Guidance on the classification of in vitro diagnostics
The European Commission’s Medical Device Coordination Group (MDCG) has released its much-anticipated guidance on the classification of in vitro diagnostics under the IVDR. The 50-page guidance explains to manufacturers, notified bodies and healthcare providers how IVDs should be classified before they are placed on the EU market.