Real Or Fake? FDA Seeks To Clarify The Definitions Of Legitimate Medical Devices And Counterfeit Ones
The 2020 Safeguarding Therapeutics Act added the term “counterfeit devices” to the US FDA’s lexicon, giving the agency the authority to keep them out of the country or even destroy them.
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