Do all changes or modifications to a 510 K cleared device require a new submission prior to implementation?

Do all changes or modifications to a 510 K cleared device require a new submission prior to implementation?

Manufacturers are required to submit a new 510(k) when a change (or changes) exceeds the 21 CFR 807.81(a)(3) threshold, “could significantly affect the safety or effectiveness of the device,” or constitutes a “major change or modification in the intended use of the device.” This significant effect could be positive or …

What year did the FDA release the special 510 K program updated guidance?

In 1998, the FDA developed both the Special and Abbreviated 510(k) Programs to facilitate the review of certain types of submissions subject to 510(k) requirements. These Programs were previously described in The New 510(k) Paradigm guidance.

What triggers a new 510k?

A change in indications for use from prescription use to over the counter use. Addition of a new patient population. Changes to the environment of use such as from professional use to home use or hospital use to ambulatory transport. Changes in frequency or duration of use.

How long does a special 510k take?

within 30 days
Subject to the FDA’s acceptance review in accordance with the guidance Refuse to Accept Policy for 510(k)s, the FDA generally reviews Special 510(k) submissions within 30 days of receipt as discussed in the guidance The Special 510(k) Program.

What is special 510k FDA?

Special 510(k)s allow FDA and industry to rely on previous Agency review of detailed information, where appropriate, without altering any statutory or regulatory requirements related to the premarket notification process under sections 510 and 513 of the FD&C Act, and 21 CFR 807 Subpart E.

What is a special 510 K?

A Special 510(k) is used for existing devices that have well-established methods to evaluate changes to one technical discipline. A special 510(k) should be submitted when: The proposed change is submitted by a manufacturer legally authorized to market the existing device. Performance data is unnecessary.

How long does FDA approval take for medical devices?

Amendments to the Federal Food Drug and Cosmetics Act in 1976 expanded the agency’s role to oversee safety in the development of medical devices (2). Whereas new drug approval takes an average of 12 years, moving new medical devices from concept to market takes an average of 3 to 7 years (3).

Is 510k FDA approved?

A 510(K) is a premarket submission made to FDA to demonstrate that the device to be marketed is as safe and effective, that is, substantially equivalent, to a legally marketed device (section 513(i)(1)(A) FD&C Act) that is not subject to premarket approval.