IVD (in vitro diagnostic) Directive takes effect throughout the EEA (European Economic Area):
This article was originally published in Clinica
More than 18 months after the EU's In Vitro Diagnostics Directive had to take effect in the 18 member states of the European Economic Area, the process is now nearly complete. France appears to be the only country that needs to finish transposing the text, although the French healthcare products safety agency (AFSSAPS) has confirmed that the decrees needed to finalise the implementation of the directive are imminent. Belgium transposed the Directive in December.
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