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Medical Devices Directive


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A directive issued by the European Economic Commission (EEC) which covers the manufacture, placing on the market, and putting into service of medical devices. These include such items as manufactured orthodontic brackets and implants. The directive does not cover custom-made appliances such as dentures and bridges, which are manufactured in accordance with the written prescription of a duly qualified medical or dental practitioner and are intended for the sole use of a particular patient.

http://www.mhra.gov.uk/home/idcplg?IdcService=SS_GET_PAGE&nodeId=175 Medical Devices Directive page on the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency website.

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