Mobile Medical Devices in Korea

In a very similar way as US FDA addressed this topic, South Korean MFDS has announced measures to distinguish mobile medical devices from more fitness related application or devices. The original public consultation is posted here. Comments from the public can be submitted until April 7, 2014. For instance, heart rate monitors and pulse rate…

How to search for Korean Standards

How to search for Korean Standards Following a request from one of our subscribers, here is a brief video to quickly find information about Korean Standards in English. Find out if an English version exists and if the Korean version is identical or modified. The video is on our recently created Youtube channel: http://youtu.be/T7V3vxWIQHs The…

Korean KGMP guideline in English

Korean KGMP guideline in English Any idea how many times we’ve been asked by our clients or subscribers whether an English version of the Korean KGMP guideline was available ? Countless times ! Following our policy of transparency we’ve prepared a translation and reviewed several times to make sure that people familiar with other regulations…

medical device registration in korea – appointing medical device quality manager for class 1 products

Medical device registration in Korea: appointing medical device quality manager for class 1 products In case of class 1 medical devices, the voluntary system that allow manufacturers/importers to manage quality control internally was adopted. However, the current medical device act does not require the manufacturers/importers that are seeking licensing to employ the medical device quality…

korean labeling requirements

Korean labeling requirements: One of our subscribers raised the point of labeling requirements specifically asking if it was necessary to include the “manufactured by…” and “Made in …” on the labels. Let’s review below what are the requirements including this one so that we get the overall picture. On the device label product name model…