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Humidifier, Non-Direct Patient Interface (Home-Use)

Page Type
Product Code
Regulation Medical Specialty
Anesthesiology
Review Panel
Anesthesiology
Submission Type
510(K) Exempt
Device Classification
Class 1
Regulation Number
868.5460
GMP Exempt?
No
Summary Malfunction Reporting
Eligible
Implanted Device
No
Life-Sustain/Support Device
No
Third Party Review
Not Third Party Eligible

CFR § 868.5460 Therapeutic humidifier for home use

§ 868.5460 Therapeutic humidifier for home use.

(a) Identification. A therapeutic humidifier for home use is a device that adds water vapor to breathing gases and that is intended for respiratory therapy or other medical purposes. The vapor produced by the device pervades the area surrounding the patient, who breathes the vapor during normal respiration.

(b) Classification. Class I (general controls). The device is exempt from the premarket notification procedures in subpart E of part 807 of this chapter subject to the limitations in § 868.9.

[47 FR 31142, July 16, 1982; 47 FR 40410, Sept. 14, 1982, as amended at 61 FR 1120, Jan. 16, 1996; 66 FR 38795, July 25, 2001]

Humidifier, Non-Direct Patient Interface (Home-Use)

Page Type
Product Code
Regulation Medical Specialty
Anesthesiology
Review Panel
Anesthesiology
Submission Type
510(K) Exempt
Device Classification
Class 1
Regulation Number
868.5460
GMP Exempt?
No
Summary Malfunction Reporting
Eligible
Implanted Device
No
Life-Sustain/Support Device
No
Third Party Review
Not Third Party Eligible

CFR § 868.5460 Therapeutic humidifier for home use

§ 868.5460 Therapeutic humidifier for home use.

(a) Identification. A therapeutic humidifier for home use is a device that adds water vapor to breathing gases and that is intended for respiratory therapy or other medical purposes. The vapor produced by the device pervades the area surrounding the patient, who breathes the vapor during normal respiration.

(b) Classification. Class I (general controls). The device is exempt from the premarket notification procedures in subpart E of part 807 of this chapter subject to the limitations in § 868.9.

[47 FR 31142, July 16, 1982; 47 FR 40410, Sept. 14, 1982, as amended at 61 FR 1120, Jan. 16, 1996; 66 FR 38795, July 25, 2001]