E.U. regulators dishing out fewer CE Marks, study finds | MassDevice.com On Call

June 28, 2013 by Sony Salzman

The European Assn. for Medical Devices of Notified Bodies says that the number of new CE Mark certificates have dropped significantly in recent years.

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MASSDEVICE ON CALL — European regulators have become increasingly coy with their CE Markings, especially for new medical devices, according to a report by the European Assn. for Medical Devices of Notified Bodies, or TEAM-NB.

A survey comparing data from 2010 to 2012 showed a decrease in CE Mark certificates overall and a "significant" decrease in new CE Marks, TEAM-NB reported. The trends are consistent among Europe-based as well as non-European companies, they added.

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