|Theme||Designation and monitoring of Notified Bodies (NB)|
|Target audience||Authority responsible for Notified Bodies|
|Products concerned||MD, AIMD|
|Documents mentioned||Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/666 of 18 May 2020 amending Implementing Regulation (EU) No 920/2013 as regards the renewal of designations and the surveillance and monitoring of notified bodies|
This guidance clarifies the activities that will need to be carried out by designating authorities in the exceptional circumstances related to COVID-19 and postponement of the date of application of the MDR (EU) 2017/745 :
- Renewal of designations under the Directives of NB whose designation expires in the period from 26 May 2020 to 25 May 2021.
- Monitoring and Surveillance activities