Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2022/15 of 6 January 2022 amending Implementing Decision (EU) 2021/1195 as regards harmonised standards for sterilisation of health care products, aseptic processing of health care products, quality management systems, symbols to be used with information to be supplied by the manufacturer and requirements for establishing metrological traceability of values assigned to calibrators, trueness control materials and human samples

Coming into Force07 January 2022
End of Effective Date31 December 9999
Published date07 January 2022
Celex Number32022D0015
ELIhttp://data.europa.eu/eli/dec_impl/2022/15/oj
Date06 January 2022
Date of Signature06 January 2022
Official Gazette PublicationOfficial Journal of the European Union, L 004, 7 January 2022
L_2022004EN.01001601.xml
7.1.2022 EN Official Journal of the European Union L 4/16

COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) 2022/15

of 6 January 2022

amending Implementing Decision (EU) 2021/1195 as regards harmonised standards for sterilisation of health care products, aseptic processing of health care products, quality management systems, symbols to be used with information to be supplied by the manufacturer and requirements for establishing metrological traceability of values assigned to calibrators, trueness control materials and human samples

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

Having regard to Regulation (EU) No 1025/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2012 on European standardisation, amending Council Directives 89/686/EEC and 93/15/EEC and Directives 94/9/EC, 94/25/EC, 95/16/EC, 97/23/EC, 98/34/EC, 2004/22/EC, 2007/23/EC, 2009/23/EC and 2009/105/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council and repealing Council Decision 87/95/EEC and Decision No 1673/2006/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council (1), and in particular Article 10(6) thereof,

Whereas:

(1) In accordance with Article 8(1) of Regulation (EU) 2017/746 of the European Parliament and of the Council (2), devices that are in conformity with the relevant harmonised standards, or the relevant parts of those standards, the references of which have been published in the Official Journal of the European Union, are to be presumed to be in conformity with the requirements of that Regulation covered by those standards or parts thereof.
(2) Regulation (EU) 2017/746 will replace Directive 98/79/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council (3) from 26 May 2022.
(3) By Implementing Decision C(2021) 2406 (4), the Commission made a request to the European Committee for Standardization (CEN) and the European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization (Cenelec) for the revision of existing harmonised standards on in vitro diagnostic medical devices developed in support of Directive 98/79/EC and the drafting of new harmonised standards in support of Regulation (EU) 2017/746.
(4) On the basis of the request set out in Implementing Decision C(2021) 2406, CEN and Cenelec revised the existing harmonised standards EN ISO 11737-1:2018, EN ISO 13408-6:2011, EN ISO 13485:2016, EN ISO 15223-1:2016 and EN ISO 17511:2003, in order to take into account the latest technical and scientific progress and to adapt them to the requirements of Regulation (EU) 2017/746. This resulted in the adoption of the revised harmonised standards EN ISO 13408-6:2021 on aseptic processing of health care products, EN ISO 15223-1:2021 on symbols to be used with information to be supplied by the manufacturer and EN ISO 17511:2021 on requirements for establishing metrological traceability of values assigned to calibrators, trueness control materials and human samples and of amendment EN ISO 11737-1:2018/A1:2021 to harmonised standard EN ISO 11737-1:2018 on sterilization of health care
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