Due to the Coronavirus, Chinese Regulatory Authority, National Medical Products administration (NMPA). decided to delay UDI implantation to next year January 2021.
NMPA had issued rules for Medical Device identification under Order 66, released in October 2019, which states that medical devices marketed in China shall comply with UDI regulations and implementation plan.
The implementation of Unique Device Identification (UDI) systems in markets beyond the US is increasing, as the European Commission is planning to publish a guidance document on UDI under the MDR and IVDR in March 2018. It became clear that most markets will have a UDI system within five years . Although it will be […]