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MDCG 2024-2 about update of EMDN codes

Medical devices regulation

📣🇪🇺 New document "MDCG 2024-2 Procedures for the updates of the European Medical Device Nomenclature (EMDN)"

This incredibly interesting document 😆 outlines the annual review and ad-hoc update processes for the EMDN. It details the roles of various actors, including the MDCG Nomenclature working group, EMDN-TT, and users, in these processes.

The annual revision involves a four-phase cycle:

1️⃣ Collection of requests for amendments, where stakeholders submit proposals for updates;

2️⃣ Evaluation of the proposals by the working group, assessing their necessity and impact;

3️⃣ Decision-making on the proposed updates, where approved changes are finalized; and

4️⃣ Publication and implementation of the updates, making the revised nomenclature available to users.

This structured process ensures the EMDN remains accurate, relevant, and reflective of current medical device taxonomy.

Ad-hoc procedure, meant for urgent updates by competent authorities and notified bodies, includes a specific submission and review process for new code requests.


EMDN codes update

Targeted audience

Health professionals using EMDN codes, NOM WG, EMDN TT

Concerned devices


Regulatory reference

MDR (EU) 2017/745

IVDR (EU) 2017/746

Listed documents

MDR (EU) 2017/745

IVDR (EU) 2017/746

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EMDN code list MDCG 2024-2