What Are the EU IVDR Language Requirements for In Vitro Diagnostic (IVD) Medical Devices and Which Languages Are Accepted in Each EU Country? 19 May, 2022 On 26th May 2022, the In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Device Regulation (IVDR) (EU) 2017/746 became applicable across all 27 EU Member States, marking the start of a five-year progressive roll-out for in vitro diagnostic medical devices on the EU market. Among its various changes to the EU regulatory framework are the IVDR language requirements. In this article, we will discuss what these IVDR language requirements are, and which local languages individual EU Member States accept in response to them.
Which Languages Are Accepted under the EU MDR Language Requirements for Medical Devices in Each EU Member State? 5 October, 2021 The new European Union Medical Device Regulation has introduced more stringent linguistic requirements for medical devices sold in the EU market. In doing so, it has placed the responsibility on each EU Member State to determine the official Union language(s) in which the information supplied with the device must be provided. In this article, we will outline which languages are accepted in individual 27 EU Member States in response to these MDR language requirements.
What Are the Language Requirements for Medical Devices Sold in Europe under the New EU Medical Devices Regulation? 19 July, 2021 Following a transition period of four years, the long-awaited Medical Device Regulation (MDR) 2017/745/EU finally became fully applicable on 26 May 2021. It makes provisions in several places that the information provided by the manufacturer with a medical device must be available in the official language(s) accepted in the Member State where it is being sold. In this article, we will discuss the MDR language requirements for medical devices placed on the EU market.