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MDR Update: EPSCO Proposes Transition Improvements and EU Commission Issues MDCG 2022-18

At the Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council (EPSCO) meeting on 9 December 2022, EU Member States unanimously agreed that actions should be taken to ensure that the supply of medical devices is maintained during the Medical Device Regulation (MDR) transition period. Specific issues regarding Notified Body capacity and ongoing expiration of the EU’s Medical Device Directive (MDD) certificates during transition were the main concerns.

EU Commission Publishes MDR Implementing Regulation for Devices without Medical Purpose (Annex XVI)

In an important step forward for EU manufacturers of devices without a medical purpose, the final version of the ‘Implementing Regulation’ containing the common specifications related to the Medical Device Regulation (MDR) have been adopted.