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Title 21Chapter ISubchapter HPart 864Subpart F → §864.5800


Title 21: Food and Drugs
PART 864—HEMATOLOGY AND PATHOLOGY DEVICES
Subpart F—Automated and Semi-Automated Hematology Devices


§864.5800   Automated sedimentation rate device.

(a) Identification. An automated sedimentation rate device is an instrument that measures automatically the erythrocyte sedimentation rate in whole blood. Because an increased sedimentation rate indicates tissue damage or inflammation, the erythrocyte sedimentation rate device is useful in monitoring treatment of a disease.

(b) Classification. Class I (general controls). This device is exempt from the premarket notification procedures in subpart E of part 807 of this chapter subject to the limitations in §864.9.

[45 FR 60602, Sept. 12, 1980, as amended at 54 FR 25045, June 12, 1989; 66 FR 38790, July 25, 2001]

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