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Stethoscope, Fetal

Page Type
Product Code
Regulation Medical Specialty
Obstetrical and Gynecological
Review Panel
Obstetrical and Gynecological
Submission Type
510(K) Exempt
Device Classification
Class 1
Regulation Number
884.2900
GMP Exempt?
No
Summary Malfunction Reporting
Eligible
Implanted Device
No
Life-Sustain/Support Device
No
Third Party Review
Not Third Party Eligible

CFR § 884.2900 Fetal stethoscope

§ 884.2900 Fetal stethoscope.

(a) Identification. A fetal stethoscope is a device used for listening to fetal heart sounds. It is designed to transmit the fetal heart sounds not only through sound channels by air conduction, but also through the user's head by tissue conduction into the user's ears. It does not use ultrasonic energy. This device is designed to eliminate noise interference commonly caused by handling conventional stethoscopes.

(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 § 884.9.

[45 FR 12684, Feb. 26, 1980, as amended at 66 FR 38809, July 25, 2001]

Stethoscope, Fetal

Page Type
Product Code
Regulation Medical Specialty
Obstetrical and Gynecological
Review Panel
Obstetrical and Gynecological
Submission Type
510(K) Exempt
Device Classification
Class 1
Regulation Number
884.2900
GMP Exempt?
No
Summary Malfunction Reporting
Eligible
Implanted Device
No
Life-Sustain/Support Device
No
Third Party Review
Not Third Party Eligible

CFR § 884.2900 Fetal stethoscope

§ 884.2900 Fetal stethoscope.

(a) Identification. A fetal stethoscope is a device used for listening to fetal heart sounds. It is designed to transmit the fetal heart sounds not only through sound channels by air conduction, but also through the user's head by tissue conduction into the user's ears. It does not use ultrasonic energy. This device is designed to eliminate noise interference commonly caused by handling conventional stethoscopes.

(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 § 884.9.

[45 FR 12684, Feb. 26, 1980, as amended at 66 FR 38809, July 25, 2001]