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Colposcope (And Colpomicroscope), Exempt

Page Type
Product Code
Definition
This product code is the class II exempt counterpart of HEX, and was exempted, subject to the limitations of exemption, under the procedures established by the 21st Century Cures Act. This device type does not require premarket notification (510(k)) to market if it does not exceed the general limitations of exemption found in 21 CFR 884.9 and the specific limitations of exemption as stated in the “Physical State” field of this product code description.
Physical State
Exemption is limited to standard colposcopes (and colpomicroscopes) that use only a white light source, do not use filters other than a green filter, do not include image analysis software, and are not smartphone-based.
Technical Method
This product code is the class II exempt counterpart of HEX, and was exempted, subject to the limitations of exemption, under the procedures established by the 21st Century Cures Act. This device type does not require premarket notification (510(k)) to market if it does not exceed the general limitations of exemption found in 21 CFR 884.9 and the specific limitations of exemption as stated in the “Physical State” field of this product code description.
Target Area
This product code is the class II exempt counterpart of HEX, and was exempted, subject to the limitations of exemption, under the procedures established by the 21st Century Cures Act. This device type does not require premarket notification (510(k)) to market if it does not exceed the general limitations of exemption found in 21 CFR 884.9 and the specific limitations of exemption as stated in the “Physical State” field of this product code description.
Regulation Medical Specialty
Obstetrical and Gynecological
Review Panel
Obstetrical and Gynecological
Submission Type
510(K) Exempt
Device Classification
Class 2
Regulation Number
884.1630
GMP Exempt?
No
Summary Malfunction Reporting
Eligible
Implanted Device
No
Life-Sustain/Support Device
No
Third Party Review
Not Third Party Eligible

CFR § 884.1630 Colposcope

§ 884.1630 Colposcope.

(a) Identification. A colposcope is a device designed to permit direct viewing of the tissues of the vagina and cervix by a telescopic system located outside the vagina. It is used to diagnose abnormalities and select areas for biopsy. This generic type of device may include a light source, cables, and component parts.

(b) Classification. Class II (special controls). The device, when it is a standard colposcope (or colpomicroscope) that uses only a white light source, does not use filters other than a green filter, does not include image analysis software, and is not smartphone-based, is exempt from the premarket notification procedures in subpart E of part 807 of this chapter subject to the limitations in § 884.9.

[45 FR 12684, Feb. 26, 1980, as amended at 84 FR 71816, Dec. 30, 2019]

Colposcope (And Colpomicroscope), Exempt

Page Type
Product Code
Definition
This product code is the class II exempt counterpart of HEX, and was exempted, subject to the limitations of exemption, under the procedures established by the 21st Century Cures Act. This device type does not require premarket notification (510(k)) to market if it does not exceed the general limitations of exemption found in 21 CFR 884.9 and the specific limitations of exemption as stated in the “Physical State” field of this product code description.
Physical State
Exemption is limited to standard colposcopes (and colpomicroscopes) that use only a white light source, do not use filters other than a green filter, do not include image analysis software, and are not smartphone-based.
Technical Method
This product code is the class II exempt counterpart of HEX, and was exempted, subject to the limitations of exemption, under the procedures established by the 21st Century Cures Act. This device type does not require premarket notification (510(k)) to market if it does not exceed the general limitations of exemption found in 21 CFR 884.9 and the specific limitations of exemption as stated in the “Physical State” field of this product code description.
Target Area
This product code is the class II exempt counterpart of HEX, and was exempted, subject to the limitations of exemption, under the procedures established by the 21st Century Cures Act. This device type does not require premarket notification (510(k)) to market if it does not exceed the general limitations of exemption found in 21 CFR 884.9 and the specific limitations of exemption as stated in the “Physical State” field of this product code description.
Regulation Medical Specialty
Obstetrical and Gynecological
Review Panel
Obstetrical and Gynecological
Submission Type
510(K) Exempt
Device Classification
Class 2
Regulation Number
884.1630
GMP Exempt?
No
Summary Malfunction Reporting
Eligible
Implanted Device
No
Life-Sustain/Support Device
No
Third Party Review
Not Third Party Eligible

CFR § 884.1630 Colposcope

§ 884.1630 Colposcope.

(a) Identification. A colposcope is a device designed to permit direct viewing of the tissues of the vagina and cervix by a telescopic system located outside the vagina. It is used to diagnose abnormalities and select areas for biopsy. This generic type of device may include a light source, cables, and component parts.

(b) Classification. Class II (special controls). The device, when it is a standard colposcope (or colpomicroscope) that uses only a white light source, does not use filters other than a green filter, does not include image analysis software, and is not smartphone-based, is exempt from the premarket notification procedures in subpart E of part 807 of this chapter subject to the limitations in § 884.9.

[45 FR 12684, Feb. 26, 1980, as amended at 84 FR 71816, Dec. 30, 2019]