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Now, MRP Must On Medical Devices

Union Minister for Consumer Affairs Ram Vilas Paswan today said that medical devices have been brought under the ambit of Packaged Commodities Rules.

This will make it obligatory for the display of retail sale of prices (MRPs) on the devices with regard to their sale. This will ensure uniformity in the quality of devices, their brand and prices. This had been a long-standing demand of consumers. He said that a committee has been instituted in the Consumer Affairs Ministry to look into complaints with regard to rates following the roll-out of GST...

Health Ministry Issues Draft Guidance Document On “Essential Principles For Safety And Performance Of Medical Devices”

The Union health ministry has issued the draft guidance document on “Essential principles for safety and performance of medical devices”.

This document is prepared under the provisions of Rule 6 of Medical Devices Rules, 2017 to provide binding guidance for use in the manufacturing of medical devices which are intended to be sold in India...

Covestro Results Buoyed By High PU, Polycarbonates Demand

German materials supplier Covestro has reported a sharp rise in year-on-year earnings and sales in the second quarter of 2017, thanks to increasing demand for polymer materials.

In the three months to 30 June, group sales were up 17.0% at •3.5bn, while core volumes were down by over 1%, the company announced 25 July...

Health Ministry Releases Draft List Of Devices & In Vitro Diagnostics Along With Risk-Based Classifications

After notifying the Medical Devices Rules 2017, which will come into force in the country from January 1, 2018, the Union health ministry has now issued the draft list of medical devices and in vitro diagnostics along with their risk-based classifications.

India’s 1st Medical Tech Institute, Kalam Institute Of Health Technology At AMTZ Gets 100% Financial Support From DBT

The Kalam Institute of Health Technology (KIHT), India’s first institute dedicated to medical technology located at Andhra Pradesh MedTech Zone (AMTZ), Visakhapatnam, has received 100 per cent financial support from the Department of Biotechnology (DBT).