Slide background
Slide background




Proposal for a regulation of the european parliament and of the council on in vitro diagnostic medical devices

ID 1872 | | Visite: 3592 | Direttiva DM diagnostici vitroPermalink: https://www.certifico.com/id/1872

Proposal for a regulation of the european parliament and of the council on in vitro diagnostic medical devices

The current EU regulatory framework for in vitro diagnostic medical devices ('IVDs') consists of Directive 98/79/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council ('the IVD Directive') IVDs cover a wide range of products that can be used for population screening and disease prevention, diagnosis, monitoring of prescribed treatments and assessment of medical interventions.

Like Council Directive 90/385/EEC on active implantable medical devices (AIMDD) and Council Directive 93/42/EEC on medical devices (MDD)3 the IVD Directive is based on the 'New Approach' and aims to ensure the smooth functioning of the internal market and a high level of protection of human health and safety. IVDs are not subject to any pre-market authorisation by a regulatory authority but to a conformity assessment which, for the majority of devices, is carried out under the sole responsibility of the manufacturer.

For the high-risk devices listed in Annex II and devices for self-testing, the conformity assessment involves an independent third party, known as 'notified body'. Notified bodies are designated and monitored by the Member States and act under the control of the national authorities. Once certified, devices bear the CE marking which allows them to circulate freely in the EU/EFTA countries and Turkey.

The existing regulatory framework for in vitro diagnostic medical devices has demonstrated its merits but has also come under criticism in recent years. In an internal market with 32 participating countries and subject to constant scientific and technological progress, substantial divergences in the interpretation and application of the rules have emerged, thus undermining the main objectives of the Directive, i.e. the safety and performance of IVDs and their free movement.

This revision aims to overcome these flaws and divergences and to further strengthen patient safety. A robust, transparent and sustainable regulatory framework for in vitro diagnostic medical devices that is 'fit for purpose' should be put in place. This framework should be supportive of innovation and the competitiveness of the in vitro diagnostic medical device industry and should allow rapid and cost-efficient market access for innovative IVDs to the benefit of patients and healthcare professionals.

This proposal is adopted alongside a proposal for a Regulation on medical devices that are currently covered by the AIMDD and the MDD. While the specific features of IVDs and of the IVD sector require the adoption of a specific legislation distinct from the legislation on other medical devices, the horizontal aspects common to both sectors have been aligned.

26.9.2012 (541) Final

Pin It
Scarica questo file (Proposal for a regulation on in vitro diagnostic medical devices.pdf)Proposal for a regulation on in vitro diagnostic medical devices26.9.2012 (541) FinalEN489 kB(536 Downloads)

Tags: Marcatura CE Direttiva Dispositivi medici diagnostici vitro

Articoli correlati

Ultimi archiviati Marcatura CE

UDI
Ago 11, 2020 56

Faq Unique Device Identification (UDI) System

Faq Unique Device Identification (UDI) System EC, 11.08.2020 The existing regulatory framework on medical devices dates back to the 1990s and consists of three Directives. Two new Regulations (Regulation (EU) 745/2017 on medical devices and Regulation (EU) 746/2017 on In Vitro diagnostic medical… Leggi tutto
Lug 20, 2020 95

Regolamento delegato (UE) 2020/1059

Regolamento delegato (UE) 2020/1059 Regolamento delegato (UE) 2020/1059 della Commissione del 27 aprile 2020 che rettifica alcune versioni linguistiche dei regolamenti delegati (UE) n. 1059/2010, (UE) n. 1060/2010, (UE) n. 1061/2010, (UE) n. 1062/2010, (UE) n. 626/2011, (UE) n. 392/2012 e (UE) n.… Leggi tutto
General Safety and Performance Requirements  Annex I  MDR
Lug 08, 2020 142

General Safety and Performance Requirements (Annex I) MDR

General Safety and Performance Requirements (Annex I) in the New Medical Device Regulation Comparison with the Essential Requirements of the Medical Device Directive and Active Implantable Device Directive As compliance with the ‘Essential Requirements (ERs)’ is the keystone for establishing… Leggi tutto
Position Paper Assogastecnici Aprile 2020
Lug 08, 2020 159

Regolamento MD: casi pratici in cui il Distributore non assume il ruolo di Fabbricante

Regolamento UE 2017/745: casi pratici in cui il Distributore non assume il ruolo di Fabbricante del DM Position Paper Assogastecnici A differenza della precedente regolamentazione relativa ai Dispositivi Medici (Direttiva 93/42/CEE), il nuovo Regolamento (UE) 2017/745 identifica e definisce alcune… Leggi tutto

Più letti Marcatura CE

Giu 26, 2019 56801

Regolamento Prodotti da Costruzione (UE) 305/2011 - CPR

Regolamento CPR (UE) 305/2011 Regolamento (UE) N. 305/2011 del Parlamento Europeo e del Consiglio del 9 marzo 2011 che fissa condizioni armonizzate per la commercializzazione dei prodotti da costruzione e che abroga la direttiva 89/106/CEE del Consiglio (Testo rilevante ai fini del SEE) GU L 88/10… Leggi tutto