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Title 21Chapter ISubchapter HPart 890Subpart D → §890.3100


Title 21: Food and Drugs
PART 890—PHYSICAL MEDICINE DEVICES
Subpart D—Physical Medicine Prosthetic Devices


§890.3100   Mechanical chair.

(a) Identification. A mechanical chair is a manually operated device intended for medical purposes that is used to assist a disabled person in performing an activity that the person would otherwise find difficult to do or be unable to do. Examples of mechanical chairs include the following: A chair with an elevating seat used to raise a person from a sitting position to a standing position and a chair with casters used by a person to move from one place to another while sitting.

(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 §890.9.

[48 FR 53047, Nov. 23, 1983, as amended at 59 FR 63014, Dec. 7, 1994; 66 FR 38816, July 25, 2001]

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