MEDICAL DEVICES

Medical devices are health products, including software, intended to be used having a claim for use medical purposes and in which the principal mode of action is not obtained by pharmacological, immunological or metabolic means, if not the product qualifies as a drug (Article R5211-2 of the Public Health Code).

Medical devices other than active implantable medical devices are divided into four classes named class I, class IIa, class IIb and class III (Article R52117-2 of the Public Health Code) according to their associated risk level.

 

TYPE OF MEDICAL DEVICE

Medical devices evaluated by the CPCAD

 

  • ž   Transdermic devices
  • ž   Phototherapy instruments
  • ž   Cosmetic appliances