Immunohaematology-related

Main information

  • Trade name:
  • Immunohaematology-related IVDs
  • Class:
  • - IVD Class 2
  • Medicine domain:
  • Humans
  • Medicine type:
  • Medical device

Documents

Localization

  • Available in:
  • Immunohaematology-related IVDs
    Australia
  • Language:
  • English

Other information

Status

  • Source:
  • Dept. of Health,Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia
  • Authorization number:
  • 218235
  • Last update:
  • 08-10-2017

Public Assessment Report

Public Summary

Summary for ARTG Entry:

218235

Haemokinesis Pty Ltd - Immunohaematology-related IVDs

ARTG entry for

Medical Device Included - IVD Class 2

Sponsor

Haemokinesis Pty Ltd

Postal Address

16 Technology Circuit,HALLAM, VIC, 3803

Australia

ARTG Start Date

6/12/2013

Product category

Medical Device Class 2

Status

Active

Approval area

Conditions

- The inclusion of the kind of device in the ARTG is subject to compliance with all conditions placed or imposed on the ARTG entry. Refer Part 4-5,

Division 2 (Conditions) of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 and Part 5, Division 5.2 (Conditions) of the Therapeutic Goods (Medical Devices) Regulations

2002 for relevant information.

- Breaching conditions of the inclusion related to the device of the kind may lead to suspension or cancellation of the ARTG entry; may be a criminal

offence; and civil penalties may apply.

Manufacturers

Name

Address

Alba Bioscience

Ellen's Glen Road

Edinburgh, , EH177QT

Products

1. Immunohaematology-related IVDs

Product Type

Effective date

6/12/2013

GMDN

CT1270 Immunohaematology-related IVDs

Intended purpose

IVDs that are intended to be used alone or in combination with other IVDs to perform various

immunohaematology-related tests and procedures (e.g. agglutination detection and enhancing reagents,

red cell preservative/storage solutions).

Specific Conditions

No Specific Conditions included on Record

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Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on meetings with industry related to the agency’s ongoing policy commitment to firmly address rising epidemic rates in youth e-cigarette use

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10-5-2018

May 10, 2018: Former New Hampshire Pharmacist Sentenced to Two Years in Prison for Drug-Related Offenses

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

8-5-2018

New Tariff for fees collected by the Icelandic
Medicines Agency

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IMA - Icelandic Medicines Agency

8-5-2018

Neurovascular Stents Used for Stent-Assisted Coiling (SAC): Letter to Health Care Providers - Recommendations Associated With the Use of These Devices in the Treatment of Unruptured Brain Aneurysms

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

19-4-2018

April 12, 2018: Chinese Citizen Pleads Guilty to Mail Fraud Related to Dietary Supplement Scheme

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

14-2-2018

Traumatic Brain Injury: FDA Actions and Research

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

10-11-2017

New format requirements for marketing authorisation applications from 1 January 2018

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Danish Medicines Agency

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Experts for the European Pharmacopoeia's groups of experts and working parties

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Danish Medicines Agency

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Changes in reimbursements for anti-ulcer medicines

Changes in reimbursements for anti-ulcer medicines

The Reimbursement Committee and the Danish Medicines Agency have reviewed medicinal products for the treatment of heartburns, sour eructations and ulcers ('acid-related disorders') in order to assess whether they meet the criteria for public reimbursement.

Danish Medicines Agency

9-4-2010

Consultation responses on the Reimbursement Committee’s recommendation concerning the reimbursement status of medicinal products in ATC group A02 (drugs for acid related disorders)

Consultation responses on the Reimbursement Committee’s recommendation concerning the reimbursement status of medicinal products in ATC group A02 (drugs for acid related disorders)

The Reimbursement Committee’s recommendation concerning the future reimbursement status of medicinal products in ATC group A02 (drugs for acid related disorders) was open for consultation until 15 March 2010.

Danish Medicines Agency

17-12-2009

Consultation on the Reimbursement Committee's recommendation concerning the reimbursement status of medicinal products in ATC group A02 (drugs for acid related disorders)

Consultation on the Reimbursement Committee's recommendation concerning the reimbursement status of medicinal products in ATC group A02 (drugs for acid related disorders)

At the request of the Danish Medicines Agency, the Reimbursement Committee has reassessed the reimbursement status of medicinal products in ATC group A02 (drugs for acid related disorders).

Danish Medicines Agency

9-10-2018

#ICYMI - FDA issues recommendations to help prevent surgical fires and      related patient injury. Click the link to read the recommendations:  https://go.usa.gov/xQdwG   #FirePreventionWeek #MedicalDevice

#ICYMI - FDA issues recommendations to help prevent surgical fires and related patient injury. Click the link to read the recommendations: https://go.usa.gov/xQdwG  #FirePreventionWeek #MedicalDevice

#ICYMI - FDA issues recommendations to help prevent surgical fires and related patient injury. Click the link to read the recommendations: https://go.usa.gov/xQdwG  #FirePreventionWeek #MedicalDevice

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

17-8-2018

Scientific guideline:  Draft guideline on clinical investigation of medicinal products in the treatment of epileptic disorders - Revision 3, draft: consultation open

Scientific guideline: Draft guideline on clinical investigation of medicinal products in the treatment of epileptic disorders - Revision 3, draft: consultation open

The present document is a third revision of the existing guideline. It should be considered as general guidance on the development of medicinal products for the treatment of epileptic disorders and should be read in conjunction with other EMA and ICH guidelines, which may apply to these conditions and patient populations. The main changes to the existing guideline include incorporation of the new classification / definitions of seizure types and epilepsies, the acceptance of add-on studies in support o...

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

18-7-2018

THREAD: We’re proud to work with the public-private Healthcare Sector Coordinating Council’s Medical Technology & Health IT Task Group to address @HHSgov Cybersecurity Task Force Report recommendations related to medical device cybersecurity:  https://hea

THREAD: We’re proud to work with the public-private Healthcare Sector Coordinating Council’s Medical Technology & Health IT Task Group to address @HHSgov Cybersecurity Task Force Report recommendations related to medical device cybersecurity: https://hea

THREAD: We’re proud to work with the public-private Healthcare Sector Coordinating Council’s Medical Technology & Health IT Task Group to address @HHSgov Cybersecurity Task Force Report recommendations related to medical device cybersecurity: https://healthsectorcouncil.org/health-sector-mobilizes-against-cyber-threats/ …

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

1-6-2018

Valproate

Valproate

Valproate (Active substance: medicinal products containing substances related to valproate (sodium valproate, valproic acid, valproate semisodium, valpromide, valproate magnesium)) - Community Referrals - Art 31 - Commission Decision (2018)3623 of Fri, 01 Jun 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H/A-31/1454

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

29-5-2018

FDA issues recommendations to help prevent surgical fires and related patient injury-  https://go.usa.gov/xQdwG  #MedicalDevice #Safety

FDA issues recommendations to help prevent surgical fires and related patient injury- https://go.usa.gov/xQdwG  #MedicalDevice #Safety

FDA issues recommendations to help prevent surgical fires and related patient injury- https://go.usa.gov/xQdwG  #MedicalDevice #Safety

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

24-5-2018

Submissions received: Proposed regulatory changes related to personalised and 3D printed medical devices

Submissions received: Proposed regulatory changes related to personalised and 3D printed medical devices

Submissions received on the Proposed regulatory changes related to personalised and 3D printed medical devices have been published

Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia