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US FDA Ponders Using MDSAP Audit Results In Lieu Of Pre-Approval Facility Inspections

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The agency is considering ways to leverage outputs from the increasingly popular Medical Device Single Audit Program in new and diverse ways, including accepting MDSAP audit results instead of conducting its own pre-market approval inspections.

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