Episode Details

This is the audio-only version of DEVICE LOVE Live! #9, originally recorded June 11th, 2020.

The FDA 3rd Party Review program has been in use for many years, having been written into law in 1997. On March 12, 2020, FDA released the guidance document, "510(k) Third Party Review Program," based on the draft issued in 2018.

Under the this program, referred to as "3P510k" by FDA, 3P510k Review Organizations review a 510(k) submission and then forward their review, the 510(k) submission, and a recommendation (e.g., substantially equivalent (SE) or not substantially equivalent (NSE)) to FDA. FDA reviews the 3P510k Review Organization’s memo and recommendation and makes a final decision on the submission.

In this Live! session we'll discuss:

Our experiences with the 3P510k program The pros and cons Recommendations on when to use it and when to avoid it

If you're contemplating using the program and are trying to assess the risks… great timing!

The panel will include:

Nancy Morrison — Exec. Director, Regulatory and Quality Consulting Services, and leader of R&Q EU MDR Leadership Counsel, R&Q Ruthanne Vendy — Senior Principal Specialist, R&Q Jessica Czamanski — Project Engineer, R&Q Katie Dorff — Senior Specialist, R&Q


Lisa Casavant — Cofounder and Chief Strategy Officer, R&Q

R&Q's mission is to improve people's lives by providing industry-leading regulatory and quality consulting and engineering for medical devices, IVDs, and combination products. We help companies bring safe and effective products to market… and keep them there. Our team of 200+ consultants and counting have served over 300 companies around the globe. Subscribe to our blog, view our service offerings, watch free webinars, and more at RQTeam.com.

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