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Title 21Chapter ISubchapter HPart 874Subpart D → §874.3540


Title 21: Food and Drugs
PART 874—EAR, NOSE, AND THROAT DEVICES
Subpart D—Prosthetic Devices


§874.3540   Prosthesis modification instrument for ossicular replacement surgery.

(a) Identification. A prosthesis modification instrument for ossicular replacement surgery is a device intended for use by a surgeon to construct ossicular replacements. This generic type of device includes the ear, nose, and throat cutting block; wire crimper, wire bending die; wire closure forceps; piston cutting jib; gelfoamTM punch; wire cutting scissors; and ossicular finger vise.

(b) Classification. Class I (general controls). The device is exempt from the premarket notification procedures in subpart E of part 807 of this chapter subject to §874.9. If the device is not labeled or otherwise represented as sterile, it is exempt from the current good manufacturing practice requirements of the quality system regulation in part 820 of this chapter, with the exception of §820.180 of this chapter, with respect to general requirements concerning records, and §820.198 of this chapter, with respect to complaint files.

[51 FR 40389, Nov. 9, 1986, as amended at 52 FR 32111, Aug. 25, 1987; 65 FR 2316, Jan. 14, 2000]

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