21 CFR 884.5200 - Hemorrhoid prevention pressure wedge.

§ 884.5200 Hemorrhoid prevention pressure wedge.

(a)Identification. A hemorrhoid prevention pressure wedge provides mechanical support to the perianal region during the labor and delivery process. External mechanical support of the perianal region is intended to help prevent the occurrence of external hemorrhoids associated with vaginal childbirth.

(b)Classification. Class II (special controls). The special controls for this device are:

(1) The sale, distribution, and use of this device are restricted to prescription use in accordance with § 801.109 of this chapter.

(2) The labeling must include specific instructions regarding the proper placement and use of the device.

(3) The device must be demonstrated to be biocompatible.

(4) Mechanical bench testing of material strength must demonstrate that the device will withstand forces encountered during use.

(5) Safety and effectiveness data must demonstrate that the device prevents hemorrhoids in women undergoing spontaneous vaginal delivery, in addition to general controls.

[ 76 FR 21238, Apr. 15, 2011]

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Title 21 published on 09-Jun-2018 03:51

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 21 CFR Part 884 after this date.

  • 2018-06-05; vol. 83 # 108 - Tuesday, June 5, 2018
    1. 83 FR 25910 - Medical Devices; Exemptions From Premarket Notification: Class II Devices
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      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Food and Drug Administration
      Final order.
      This order is effective June 5, 2018.
      21 CFR Parts 862, 866, 876, 880, and 884