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[Code of Federal Regulations]
[Title 21, Volume 8]
[Revised as of April 1, 2014]
[CITE: 21CFR868.5115]
See Related Information on Device to relieve acute upper airway obstruction. 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 868 -- ANESTHESIOLOGY DEVICES

Subpart F--Therapeutic Devices

Sec. 868.5115 Device to relieve acute upper airway obstruction.

(a) Identification. The device is a raised, rounded pad that, in the event of choking on a foreign body, can be applied to the abdomen and pushed upward to generate expulsion pressure to remove the obstruction to relieve acute upper airway obstruction.

(b) Classification. Class II (special controls) ("Class II Special Control Guidance Document for Acute Upper Airway Obstruction Devices"). The device is exempt from the premarket notification procedures in subpart E of part 807 of this chapter, subject to 868.9.

[65 FR 39099, June 23, 2000; 65 FR 47669, Aug. 3, 2000]

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