Dr. Kai Moritz Eder

Regulation (EU) 2017/746: In vitro Diagnostic Medical Device Regulation (IVDR) – February 2024

The European In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Device Regulation (IVDR) must be followed by manufacturers who wish to place in vitro diagnostic medical devices on the market in the EU. The Regulation (EU) 2017/746 In vitro Diagnostic Medical Device Regulation (IVDR) regulates the entire life cycle of in vitro diagnostic medical devices (IVDs) in the European market. The IVDR came…


Transitional provisions of the IVDR

In December 2021, the EU extended the transitional periods of Regulation 2017/746 on in vitro diagnostic medical devices (IVDR) (Regulation 2022/112). In March 2023, the European Commission decided to abolish the “sell-off period” for IVDs that comply with Directive 98/79/EC (IVDD) (Regulation 2023/607). In January 2024, the European Commission published a proposal to amend the IVDR, which further extends…