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CFR - Code of Federal Regulations Title 21

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[Code of Federal Regulations]
[Title 21, Volume 8]
[CITE: 21CFR876.1050]
See Related Information on Endoscopic transhepatic venous access needle. 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 876 -- GASTROENTEROLOGY-UROLOGY DEVICES

Subpart B - Diagnostic Devices

Sec. 876.1050 Endoscopic transhepatic venous access needle.

(a) Identification. An endoscopic transhepatic venous access needle is inserted through the liver into the patient's portal/hepatic venous system under endoscopic ultrasound guidance. It is connected to a separate device intended to measure a physiological parameter.

(b) Classification. Class II (special controls). The special controls for this device are:

(1) The patient-contacting components of the device must be demonstrated to be biocompatible.

(2) Performance data must demonstrate the sterility of the patient-contacting components of the device.

(3) The patient-contacting components of the device must be demonstrated to be non-pyrogenic.

(4) Performance testing must support the shelf life of device components provided sterile by demonstrating continued sterility and package integrity over the labeled shelf life.

(5) Non-clinical performance testing must demonstrate that the device performs as intended under anticipated conditions of use. The following must be tested:

(i) Needle crumple testing;

(ii) Tensile testing;

(iii) Dimensional verification for all components; and

(iv) Simulated use testing.

(6) Labeling must include the following:

(i) Instructions for use, including specific instructions regarding device preparation;

(ii) The recommended training for safe use of the device; and

(iii) A shelf life for any sterile components.

[86 FR 71145, Dec. 15, 2021]

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