SAHPRA have issued a revised version of the guideline on Classification of Medical Devices as Version 5.
The changes in in this version are:
According to Dr Dimakatso Mathibe, Senior Manager for Medical Devices at SAHPRA, License holders don’t have to do an amendment to update their product classes where they already exist in Sections 4, 17 and 18 of the application form. This should be done when amendments are don’t for adding or removing products, or updating any other information appearing on the Medical Device License.
Additional information is available on www.sahpra.org.za
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