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[Code of Federal Regulations]
[Title 21, Volume 8]
[Revised as of April 1, 2014]
[CITE: 21CFR866.3210]
See Related Information on Endotoxin assay. in CDRH databases



TITLE 21--FOOD AND DRUGS
CHAPTER I--FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER H--MEDICAL DEVICES

PART 866 -- IMMUNOLOGY AND MICROBIOLOGY DEVICES

Subpart D--Serological Reagents

Sec. 866.3210 Endotoxin assay.

(a) Identification. An endotoxin assay is a device that uses serological techniques in whole blood. The device is intended for use in conjunction with other laboratory findings and clinical assessment of the patient to aid in the risk assessment of critically ill patients for progression to severe sepsis.

(b) Classification. Class II (special controls). The special control for this device is the FDA guidance entitled "Class II Special Controls Guidance Document: Endotoxin Assay." See 866.1(e) for the availability of this guidance document.

[68 FR 62008, Oct. 31, 2003. Redesignated at 70 FR 53069, Sept. 7, 2005]

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