FDA 510(k)-Exempts 72 Devices, Mostly Diagnostics
The US agency has exempted 72 different class I device types from the 510(k) requirement, effective April 13, using a procedure laid out by the 21st Century Cures Act. A majority of the products are in vitro diagnostics and reagents, but there also devices such as patient beds, restraints and first-aid kits.
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