Looking up for Canadian device review times
This article was originally published in Clinica
With a few exceptions, Canadian review times for class II, III and IV medical devices are improving. Figures for January-march 2001 published by MEDEC, the national medical device industry association (Toronto) showed that class II review time were within the 15-day limit and class III times exceeded the 75-day limit by 11 days. Only in the class IV highest risk category was there anything negative to report, the 75-day limit being exceeded by 71 days.