In the 52-page Federal Register Notice it is proposed
The final regulation will be referred to as the "Quality Management System Regulation (QMSR)" and is definitely another step forward to better international harmonization. Manufacturers holding an ISO certificate of conformance will still be inspected by the FDA and the FDA will not issue any such certificates for ISO 13485.
As there is a greater emphasis on risk management activities in ISO 13485, the FDA points out, that the agency also expects manufacturers integrated risk management activities throughout QMS and across the total product lifecycle.
Once the final rule is published, device makers should be given one year to adapt to the new requirements.The document is open for comments for the next 90 days.
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