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Jan 30 2017   5:03PM GMT

medical device class

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Medical device class (MDC) is a regulatory category defined by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA). In the United States, the FDA has the authority to regulate medical devices before and after they reach the marketplace. Continued…

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The FDA reclassified sutures as Class II medical devices in the early ______.
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