India: CDSCO extends medical device registration deadlines in 2021

CDSCO has extended the deadlines for a list of medical devices that need to undergo registration for market authorization. This announcement was released in File No.: 29/Misc./03/2020-DC (297), on December 28th, 2020. CDSCO now requires Nebulizers, Blood Pressure Monitoring Devices, Digital Thermometer, and Glucometers obtain Import Licenses prior to marketing. These devices were previously expected to register by January 1, 2020, now have a January 2021 registration deadline. CDSCO will also be extending the deadlines for several imaging devices to April 2021.

Source: Regulation of Blood Glucose Monitors, Blood Pressure Monitors, Nebulizers, and Thermometers as Drugs with effect from January 1st, 2021.

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