Final Rule Updates and Clarifies Medical Device Classification


The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published a Final Rule to the Federal Register on December 17, 2018. It will update 21 CFR 860: “Medical Device Classification Procedures” and will implement changes required by the 2012 FDA Safety and Innovation Act’s (FDASIA) amendment to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act).