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Suture Kit

Page Type
Product Code
Definition
This product code has been established in accordance with the may 20, 1997, guidance entitled, convenience kits interim regulatory guidance, found at https://www.fda.gov/downloads/MedicalDevices/DeviceRegulationandGuidance/GuidanceDocuments/ucm080217.pdf. This type of convenience kit, as listed in the guidance above, is under enforcement discretion, and does not require a premarket notification (510(k)) to market if it meets all criteria in the guidance.
Physical State
This product code has been established in accordance with the may 20, 1997, guidance entitled, convenience kits interim regulatory guidance, found at https://www.fda.gov/downloads/MedicalDevices/DeviceRegulationandGuidance/GuidanceDocuments/ucm080217.pdf. This type of convenience kit, as listed in the guidance above, is under enforcement discretion, and does not require a premarket notification (510(k)) to market if it meets all criteria in the guidance.
Technical Method
This product code has been established in accordance with the may 20, 1997, guidance entitled, convenience kits interim regulatory guidance, found at https://www.fda.gov/downloads/MedicalDevices/DeviceRegulationandGuidance/GuidanceDocuments/ucm080217.pdf. This type of convenience kit, as listed in the guidance above, is under enforcement discretion, and does not require a premarket notification (510(k)) to market if it meets all criteria in the guidance.
Target Area
This product code has been established in accordance with the may 20, 1997, guidance entitled, convenience kits interim regulatory guidance, found at https://www.fda.gov/downloads/MedicalDevices/DeviceRegulationandGuidance/GuidanceDocuments/ucm080217.pdf. This type of convenience kit, as listed in the guidance above, is under enforcement discretion, and does not require a premarket notification (510(k)) to market if it meets all criteria in the guidance.
Regulation Medical Specialty
General and Plastic Surgery
Review Panel
General and Plastic Surgery
Submission Type
Enforcement Discretion
Device Classification
Class 2
Regulation Number
878.4830
GMP Exempt?
No
Summary Malfunction Reporting
Eligible
Implanted Device
No
Life-Sustain/Support Device
No
Third Party Review
Not Third Party Eligible

CFR § 878.4830 Absorbable surgical gut suture

§ 878.4830 Absorbable surgical gut suture.

(a) Identification. An absorbable surgical gut suture, both plain and chromic, is an absorbable, sterile, flexible thread prepared from either the serosal connective tissue layer of beef (bovine) or the submucosal fibrous tissue of sheep (ovine) intestine, and is intended for use in soft tissue approximation.

(b) Classification. Class II (special controls). The special control for this device is FDA's “Class II Special Controls Guidance Document: Surgical Sutures; Guidance for Industry and FDA.” See § 878.1(e) for the availability of this guidance document.

[54 FR 50738, Dec. 11, 1989, as amended at 68 FR 32984, June 3, 2003]

Suture Kit

Page Type
Product Code
Definition
This product code has been established in accordance with the may 20, 1997, guidance entitled, convenience kits interim regulatory guidance, found at https://www.fda.gov/downloads/MedicalDevices/DeviceRegulationandGuidance/GuidanceDocuments/ucm080217.pdf. This type of convenience kit, as listed in the guidance above, is under enforcement discretion, and does not require a premarket notification (510(k)) to market if it meets all criteria in the guidance.
Physical State
This product code has been established in accordance with the may 20, 1997, guidance entitled, convenience kits interim regulatory guidance, found at https://www.fda.gov/downloads/MedicalDevices/DeviceRegulationandGuidance/GuidanceDocuments/ucm080217.pdf. This type of convenience kit, as listed in the guidance above, is under enforcement discretion, and does not require a premarket notification (510(k)) to market if it meets all criteria in the guidance.
Technical Method
This product code has been established in accordance with the may 20, 1997, guidance entitled, convenience kits interim regulatory guidance, found at https://www.fda.gov/downloads/MedicalDevices/DeviceRegulationandGuidance/GuidanceDocuments/ucm080217.pdf. This type of convenience kit, as listed in the guidance above, is under enforcement discretion, and does not require a premarket notification (510(k)) to market if it meets all criteria in the guidance.
Target Area
This product code has been established in accordance with the may 20, 1997, guidance entitled, convenience kits interim regulatory guidance, found at https://www.fda.gov/downloads/MedicalDevices/DeviceRegulationandGuidance/GuidanceDocuments/ucm080217.pdf. This type of convenience kit, as listed in the guidance above, is under enforcement discretion, and does not require a premarket notification (510(k)) to market if it meets all criteria in the guidance.
Regulation Medical Specialty
General and Plastic Surgery
Review Panel
General and Plastic Surgery
Submission Type
Enforcement Discretion
Device Classification
Class 2
Regulation Number
878.4830
GMP Exempt?
No
Summary Malfunction Reporting
Eligible
Implanted Device
No
Life-Sustain/Support Device
No
Third Party Review
Not Third Party Eligible

CFR § 878.4830 Absorbable surgical gut suture

§ 878.4830 Absorbable surgical gut suture.

(a) Identification. An absorbable surgical gut suture, both plain and chromic, is an absorbable, sterile, flexible thread prepared from either the serosal connective tissue layer of beef (bovine) or the submucosal fibrous tissue of sheep (ovine) intestine, and is intended for use in soft tissue approximation.

(b) Classification. Class II (special controls). The special control for this device is FDA's “Class II Special Controls Guidance Document: Surgical Sutures; Guidance for Industry and FDA.” See § 878.1(e) for the availability of this guidance document.

[54 FR 50738, Dec. 11, 1989, as amended at 68 FR 32984, June 3, 2003]