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Laser, Microsurgical Argon, For Use In Otology

Page Type
Product Code
Regulation Medical Specialty
Ear, Nose, Throat
Review Panel
Ear, Nose, Throat
Submission Type
510(K)
Device Classification
Class 2
Regulation Number
874.4490
GMP Exempt?
No
Summary Malfunction Reporting
Eligible
Implanted Device
No
Life-Sustain/Support Device
No
Third Party Review
Third Party Eligible

CFR § 874.4490 Argon laser for otology, rhinology, and laryngology

§ 874.4490 Argon laser for otology, rhinology, and laryngology.

(a) Identification. The argon laser device for use in otology, rhinology, and laryngology is an electro-optical device which produces coherent, electromagnetic radiation with principal wavelength peaks of 488 and 514 nanometers. In otology, the device is used for the purpose of coagulating and vaporizing soft and fibrous tissues, including osseous tissue. In rhinology and laryngology, the device is used to coagulate and vaporize soft and fibrous tissues, but not including osseous tissues.

(b) Classification. Class II.

[58 FR 29534, May 21, 1993]

Laser, Microsurgical Argon, For Use In Otology

Page Type
Product Code
Regulation Medical Specialty
Ear, Nose, Throat
Review Panel
Ear, Nose, Throat
Submission Type
510(K)
Device Classification
Class 2
Regulation Number
874.4490
GMP Exempt?
No
Summary Malfunction Reporting
Eligible
Implanted Device
No
Life-Sustain/Support Device
No
Third Party Review
Third Party Eligible

CFR § 874.4490 Argon laser for otology, rhinology, and laryngology

§ 874.4490 Argon laser for otology, rhinology, and laryngology.

(a) Identification. The argon laser device for use in otology, rhinology, and laryngology is an electro-optical device which produces coherent, electromagnetic radiation with principal wavelength peaks of 488 and 514 nanometers. In otology, the device is used for the purpose of coagulating and vaporizing soft and fibrous tissues, including osseous tissue. In rhinology and laryngology, the device is used to coagulate and vaporize soft and fibrous tissues, but not including osseous tissues.

(b) Classification. Class II.

[58 FR 29534, May 21, 1993]