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Title 21Chapter ISubchapter HPart 870Subpart E → §870.4260


Title 21: Food and Drugs
PART 870—CARDIOVASCULAR DEVICES
Subpart E—Cardiovascular Surgical Devices


§870.4260   Cardiopulmonary bypass arterial line blood filter.

(a) Identification. A cardiopulmonary bypass arterial line blood filter is a device used as part of a gas exchange (oxygenator) system to filter nonbiologic particles and emboli (blood clots or pieces of foreign material flowing in the bloodstream which will obstruct circulation by blocking a vessel) out of the blood. It is used in the arterial return line.

(b) Classification. Class II (special controls). The special control for this device is the FDA guidance document entitled “Guidance for Cardiopulmonary Bypass Arterial Line Blood Filter 510(k) Submissions.”

[45 FR 7907, Feb. 5, 1980, as amended at 52 FR 17737, May 11, 1987; 66 FR 18542, Apr. 10, 2001]

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