MEDICAL DEVICE REGULATION IN NEW ZEALAND
Medical devices are regulated by Medsafe (or New Zealand Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Authority) from the Ministry of Health whose objective is to enhance the health of New Zealanders by regulating medical devices to maximise safety and benefits. Medical devices are regulated under The Medicines Act 1981.
MEDICAL DEVICE REGISTRATION AND APPROVAL IN NEW ZEALAND
Currently, no approval from Medsafe is needed for medical devices under the Medicines Act 1981 prior to being supplied in New Zealand. However, it is required for importers to notify Medsafe of the devices that are supplied here.
ASEAN / Asia REP
Gaining product approval from local authority and market entry has been more and more challenging in the ASEAN market over the years with rapid increase in regulatory requirement and challenges encountered during the custom clearance.
Many companies have outsourced their regulatory to simply appointing Regulatory consultancy firm to handle all the challenging regulatory requirement and opens up more options for the companies in terms of license holding, ease of appointing various distributors and acting on behalf of the company to face the expectations from the local authorities. The choice of your local representative is equally important so it is important to understand what the service and network coming from your local representative.
ARQon is a certified ISO13485 company that has manufacturer’s license, importer license and wholesaler license in Singapore, comprise of diverse background technical experts, and vast network in the ASEAN region and globally.
Whether you are a local or foreign manufacturer, ARQon can assist to:
Be your local representative in the country.
Submit product registrations for all product classifications.
Set up the QMS & technical file for ISO13485, GDP and CE
Hold product license in the country.
Transfer product license to distributor (when manufacturer secure its preferred distributor in the country)
Appoint multiple importers and distributors.