21 CFR 876.5365 - Esophageal dilator.

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§ 876.5365 Esophageal dilator.

(a) Identification. An esophageal dilator is a device that consists of a cylindrical instrument that may be hollow and weighted with mercury or a metal olive-shaped weight that slides on a guide, such as a string or wire and is used to dilate a stricture of the esophagus. This generic type of device includes esophageal or gastrointestinal bougies and the esophageal dilator (metal olive).

(b) Classification. Class II (performance standards).

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Title 21 published on 2015-04-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 21 CFR Part 876 after this date.

  • 2015-11-23; vol. 80 # 225 - Monday, November 23, 2015
    1. 80 FR 72899 - Medical Devices; Gastroenterology-Urology Devices; Classification of the Prostate Lesion Documentation System
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      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Food and Drug Administration
      Final order.
      This order is effective November 23, 2015. The classification was applicable on April 27, 2012.
      21 CFR Part 876