Medical Devices

CDRH Outreach Emails

The CDRH Outreach Email Program is a resource for the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) to send timely communications to external stakeholders on a variety of hot topics. 

Emails are generally targeted to a specific stakeholder group, for example:

  • consumers
  • associations (typically professional organizations or healthcare professional organizations)
  • manufacturers

CDRH Outreach Emails

The following is a listing of recent outreach emails issued by CDRH. Emails will generally remain on this table for 6 months after the date it was posted, and then be removed:

01/12/17 Webinar - Factors to Consider When Making Benefit-Risk Determinations for Medical Device Investigational Device Exemptions Final Guidance - February 23, 2017 Industry
12/29/16 Webinar - Final Guidance on Medical Device Accessories: Describing Accessories and Classification Pathway for New Accessory Types Industry
12/29/16 FDA Final Guidance and Webinar on Factors to Consider Regarding Benefit-Risk in Medical Device Product Availability, Compliance, and Enforcement Decisions Industry; Consumers
12/27/16 FY 2017 Proposed Guidance Development and Focused Retrospective Review of Final Guidance Industry; Associations
12/27/16 FDA Issues Final Guidance on Postmarket Management of Cybersecurity in Medical Devices All Health Care Providers/Professionals, Industry, Medical Device Manufacturers, Consumers
12/21/16 Recognition Standards - Light Hazard Protection for Ophthalmic Instruments Industry; Specific Manufacturers based on Procode
11/15/16 FDA approves Essure labeling with important safety information for patients and physicians. Consumers, Health Professionals, Medical professionals, Public
11/09/16 Announcing the Patient and Care-Partner Connection Program Patient-advocacy groups, Patients and consumers, Research groups, Public-private partnerships
11/09/16 Draft Guidance on Product Labeling for Certain Ultrasonic Surgical Aspirators All Health Care Providers/Professionals; Industry; Professional Gynecology Groups; Women’s Health Care Advocacy Groups
10/14/16 Electronic Submission of Labeling for Certain Home-Use Medical Devices Proposed Rule Registered Establishments; Associations; Industry
09/20/16 Draft Guidance on “Coordinated Development of Antimicrobial Drugs and Antimicrobial Susceptibility Test Devices” Industry
09/09/16 FDA Issues Draft Guidance for 510(k) Third Party (TP) Review Program Registered Establishments
08/01/16 Important Information on Medical Device User Fees for Fiscal Year 2017 (October 1, 2016 through September 30, 2017) Registered Establishments
07/28/16 Announcing the General Wellness: Policy for Low-Risk Devices Final Guidance and Webinar on September 1, 2016 Industry
07/27/16 FDA Issues Final Order: "Reclassification of Iontophoresis Devices Intended for Any Other Purposes” Registered Establishments; Industry
07/27/16 Final Guidance Document: “Adaptive Designs for Medical Device Clinical Studies” Registered Establishments; Associations; Industry
07/26/16 Draft Guidance on the Use of Real-World Evidence to Support Regulatory Decision-Making for Medical Devices Industry Representatives
06/15/16 FDA Issues Draft Guidance on Factors to Consider Regarding Benefit-Risk in Medical Device Product Availability, Compliance, and Enforcement Decisions Industry
05/23/16 FDA Update to CDRH Learn Module on Early Feasibility Studies Industry; Registered Firms
03/17/16 Update to Final Guidance Document: “Submission and Review of Sterility Information in Premarket Notification (510(k)) Submissions for Devices Labeled as Sterile" Industry

We encourage you to periodically check this page for new communications sent by CDRH.

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Information-Medical Devices / Radiation Products

Division of Industry and Consumer Education

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Silver Spring, MD 20993

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