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Biological Indicator (BI) Premarket Notification [510(k)] Submissions Guidance for Industry and FDA Staff October 2007

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Center for Devices and Radiological Health

FDA regulates biological indicators (BI) intended to monitor sterilizers used in health care facilities as class II medical devices requiring premarket notification (510(k)). 21 CFR 880.2800(a). This guidance document provides information that will help manufacturers prepare 510(k)s for BIs used with conventional sterilization methods. FDA believes that providing this information will promote a consistent and efficient regulatory process.

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All written comments should be identified with this document's docket number: FDA-2020-D-0957.

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