- April 23, 2019
03:00 PM - 04:30 PM EDT
On Tuesday April 23, 2019, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will host a webinar on the final guidance, “Medical Devices Containing Materials Derived from Animal Sources (Except for In Vitro Diagnostic Devices).” The role of animal-derived material in medical devices is well established. However, the use of animal materials introduces the risk of disease transmission from animals to humans.
The recommendations provided in this final guidance are intended to help manufacturers identify the possible risks related to tissues from animal sources when these tissues are used in medical devices. This guidance also provides recommendations on how to minimize these risks.