Update to the List of Recognized Standards

FDA-CDRH announced an update to the List of Recognized Standards. The modification is Recognition List Number 41. The notice is the Federal Register is https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2016-04-04/pdf/2016-07467.pdf

The list helps device manufacturers who elect to declare conformity with consensus standards to meet certain requirements for medical devices. The guidance on the recognition and use of consensus standards is http://www.fda.gov/downloads/MedicalDevices/DeviceRegulationandGuidance/GuidanceDocuments/ucm077295.pdf

FDA-CDRH maintains a searchable database of recognized consensus standards at http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cdrh/cfdocs/cfStandards/search.cfm