Publications : MDCG

Summaries of MDCG documents

This table lists all the documents published by the Medical Devices Coordination Group (MDCG), and helps to know at a glance the theme, the target audience and the type of MD concerned for each document. Would you like to know more? Find the complete summary of each...

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MDCG 2023-7 Guidance on exemptions from the requirement to perform clinical investigations pursuant to Article 61(4)-(6) MDR and on ‘sufficient levels of access’ to data needed to justify claims of equivalence

Theme Clinical investigation exemption, demonstrating equivalence  Target Audience Manufacturers Products concerned Class III and implantable MD  Documents mentioned MDR (EU) 2017/745 – Article 61(4)-(6)  MDCG 2020-5   MDCG 2020-6   MDCG 2020-8  This MDCG guide aims...

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MDCG 2022-18 : MDCG Position Paper on the application of Article 97 MDR to legacy devices for which the MDD or AIMDD certificate expires before the issuance of a MDR certificate – December 2022

Theme Legacy devices Target Audience Manufacturers,  Notified bodies Products concerned MD Regulatory reference MDR (EU) 2017/745 Documents mentioned MDCG 2020-3 MDCG 2021-25   This position paper concerns legacy medical devices, i.e. devices with an MDD or AIMDD...

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MDCG 2022-16 : Guidance on Authorised Representatives Regulation (EU) 2017/745 on medical devices (MDR) and Regulation (EU) 2017/746 on in vitro diagnostic medical devices (IVDR) – October 2022

Theme Authorised representatives’ obligations Target Audience Authorised representatives, Manufacturers and other economic operators Products concerned MD/IVD Regulatory reference MDR (EU) 2017/745IVDR (EU) 2017/746 Documents mentioned MDCG 2019-7MDCG 2019-13MDCG...

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