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[Code of Federal Regulations]
[Title 21, Volume 8]
[Revised as of April 1, 2013]
[CITE: 21CFR864.9145]
See Related Information on Processing system for frozen blood. 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 864 -- HEMATOLOGY AND PATHOLOGY DEVICES

Subpart J--Products Used In Establishments That Manufacture Blood and Blood Products

Sec. 864.9145 Processing system for frozen blood.

(a)Identification. A processing system for frozen blood is a device used to glycerolize red blood cells prior to freezing to minimize hemolysis (disruption of the red cell membrane accompanied by the release of hemoglobin) due to freezing and thawing of red blood cells and to deglycerolize and wash thawed cells for subsequent reinfusion.

(b)Classification. Class II (performance standards).

[45 FR 60639, Sept. 12, 1980]

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