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Title 21Chapter ISubchapter HPart 880Subpart G → §880.6890


Title 21: Food and Drugs
PART 880—GENERAL HOSPITAL AND PERSONAL USE DEVICES
Subpart G—General Hospital and Personal Use Miscellaneous Devices


§880.6890   General purpose disinfectants.

(a) Identification. A general purpose disinfectant is a germicide intended to process noncritical medical devices and equipment surfaces. A general purpose disinfectant can be used to preclean or decontaminate critical or semicritical medical devices prior to terminal sterilization or high level disinfection. Noncritical medical devices make only topical contact with intact skin.

(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 the limitations in §880.9.

[65 FR 36326, June 8, 2000]

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