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    China’s Order 650 and its Impact on Medical Device Regulation

    After recent State Council reforms, the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) became the singular authority on medical device supervision. On 31 March 2014, the Chinese government finally released Order 650 (former Order 276), Regulations for the Supervision and Administration of Medical Devices. The order, effective 1 June 2014, sets the fundamental framework and orientation on medical device supervision and administration in China. Eighty articles determine ...