Medical Devices Standards and Schemes

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Medical devices standards and schemes

In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices Directive (IVD)

The In Vitro Diagnostic (IVD) Medical Devices Directive introduced for the first time common regulatory requirements within the European Economic Area dealing specifically with the safety, quality and performance of in vitro diagnostic medical devices (IVDs). This brings them into line with other medical devices. In essence, the Directive aims to make sure that IVDs are safe for use and meets the performance levels specified by their manufacturer.