Longer to comply with Norwegian language change rules:
This article was originally published in Clinica
Medical device manufacturers selling equipment in Norway now have until October 1 2007 to comply with the new requirement to submit instructions for use to professionals in the Norwegian language. At present, Norway is the only country that has allowed English for labelling and instructions for use, although products aimed at local consumers have always had to be in Norwegian. The authorities had originally said that the new requirement would come into effect in January, so this is a nine-month extension.
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