NPPA extends date of submission of price data of 19 medical devices to 15th March, 2018
In a recent office memorandum (“O.M.”) dated 27th February, 2018 the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (“NPPA”) has extended the date of submission of price data in the attached format of 19 medical devices mentioned below, to 15th March, 2018 by the manufacturers and importers.
Medical devices –
- Disposable Hypodermic Syringes
- Disposable Hypodermic Needles
- Disposable Perfusion Sets
- In vitro Diagnostic Devices of HIV, HBsAg and HCV
- Intra Ocular Lenses
- I.V Cannulae
- Bone Cements
- Heart Valves
- Scalp Vein Set
- Orthopaedic Implants (Hip Implants)
- Internal Prosthetic Replacements (Dental Implants, Cochlear Implants etc.)
- Blood Grouping Sera
- Ligatures, Sutures and Staplers
- Tubal Rings
- Surgical Dressings
- Umbilical Tapes
- Blood/Blood Component Bags.
- Ablation Devices
Manufacturers and Importers are required to send a hard copy of the data in the attached format duly signed by the authorised representative of the companies with official seal giving the name of person, designation, mobile number and email ID. along with copies of the licence issued by the Drug Controller General of India for each medical device. A soft copy of the data and license may be sent through email to email@example.com.
Further the NPPA has urged all manufactures and importers of medical devices to ensure compliance of provision of DPCO, 2013 to avoid revocation of manufacturing or import licence and legal follow ups.
For a further read of the O.M., please refer to the hyperlink below.