FDA Proposal to Reduce Burdens on Low-Risk Radiation Emitting Products Like Microwaves and Ultrasonic Devices
On April 1, 2019, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published a proposed rule to reduce and eliminate outdated and unnecessary records and reporting requirements for an array of non-medical electronic products that emit radiation such as microwaves, lasers, television receivers, and non-medical ultrasound products. (84 FR 12147).
The proposed rule also covers medical devices extensively. This alert focuses on the impacts on non-medical electronic products.