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    Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Medical Devices

    Learn more about devices such as diagnostic tests, ventilators, and personal protective equipment (PPE)—including surgical masks, face shields, respirators, gowns, and gloves.

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    Medical Device Safety

    Safety Communications, Recalls, Letters to Health Care Providers, Reporting Adverse Events (MDR and MedSun)

    Science and Research

    CDRH research programs, epidemiology, medical device development tools (MDDT)

    International Programs

    International Medical Device Regulators Forum, Medical Device Single Audit Program (MDSAP)

    News & Events

    CDRHNew daily updates, webinars, meetings, workshops, conferences

    Resources for You

    Information for consumers and health care providers, letters to industry

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    Division of Industry and Consumer Education
    Center for Devices and Radiological Health
    Food and Drug Administration
    10903 New Hampshire Ave
    Silver Spring, MD 20993

    (800) 638-2041
    (301) 796-7100

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    Office of Communication and Education


    Information and news on device recalls, other safety issues, approvals, and other device and radiation-emitting product topics.

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