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[Code of Federal Regulations]
[Title 21, Volume 8]
[Revised as of April 1, 2014]
[CITE: 21CFR870.2360]
See Related Information on Electrocardiograph electrode. 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 870 -- CARDIOVASCULAR DEVICES

Subpart C--Cardiovascular Monitoring Devices

Sec. 870.2360 Electrocardiograph electrode.

(a) Identification. An electrocardiograph electrode is the electrical conductor which is applied to the surface of the body to transmit the electrical signal at the body surface to a processor that produces an electrocardiogram or vectorcardiogram.

(b) Classification. Class II (special controls). The device is exempt from the premarket notification procedures in subpart E of part 807 of this chapter subject to the limitations in 870.9. The special control for this device is the FDA guidance document entitled "Class II Special Controls Guidance Document: Electrocardiograph Electrodes." See 870.1(e) for availability information of guidance documents.

[45 FR 7907-7971, Feb. 5, 1980, as amended at 76 FR 43585, July 21, 2011]

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