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Laser Absorbing Particles

Page Type
Product Code
Definition
Particles are applied to the target tissue(s) for the purpose of absorbing laser/light energy.
Physical State
Particles are made of material(s) that is inert before and after heating with laser light. Black body absorber.
Technical Method
Particles are designed to absorb certain laser/light wavelength(s) to create heat in the particle.
Target Area
Skin in and around acne lesions, or hair follicles.
Regulation Medical Specialty
General and Plastic Surgery
Review Panel
General and Plastic Surgery
Submission Type
510(K)
Device Classification
Class 2
Regulation Number
878.4810
GMP Exempt?
No
Summary Malfunction Reporting
Ineligible
Implanted Device
No
Life-Sustain/Support Device
No
Third Party Review
Not Third Party Eligible

CFR § 878.4810 Laser surgical instrument for use in general and plastic surgery and in dermatology

§ 878.4810 Laser surgical instrument for use in general and plastic surgery and in dermatology.

(a) Identification. (1) A carbon dioxide laser for use in general surgery and in dermatology is a laser device intended to cut, destroy, or remove tissue by light energy emitted by carbon dioxide.

(2) An argon laser for use in dermatology is a laser device intended to destroy or coagulate tissue by light energy emitted by argon.

(b) Classification. (1) Class II.

(2) Class I for special laser gas mixtures used as a lasing medium for this class of lasers. The devices subject to this paragraph (b)(2) are exempt from the premarket notification procedures in subpart E of part 807 of this chapter, subject to the limitations in § 878.9.

[53 FR 23872, June 24, 1988, as amended at 61 FR 1123, Jan. 16, 1996; 66 FR 38803, July 25, 2001]

Laser Absorbing Particles

Page Type
Product Code
Definition
Particles are applied to the target tissue(s) for the purpose of absorbing laser/light energy.
Physical State
Particles are made of material(s) that is inert before and after heating with laser light. Black body absorber.
Technical Method
Particles are designed to absorb certain laser/light wavelength(s) to create heat in the particle.
Target Area
Skin in and around acne lesions, or hair follicles.
Regulation Medical Specialty
General and Plastic Surgery
Review Panel
General and Plastic Surgery
Submission Type
510(K)
Device Classification
Class 2
Regulation Number
878.4810
GMP Exempt?
No
Summary Malfunction Reporting
Ineligible
Implanted Device
No
Life-Sustain/Support Device
No
Third Party Review
Not Third Party Eligible

CFR § 878.4810 Laser surgical instrument for use in general and plastic surgery and in dermatology

§ 878.4810 Laser surgical instrument for use in general and plastic surgery and in dermatology.

(a) Identification. (1) A carbon dioxide laser for use in general surgery and in dermatology is a laser device intended to cut, destroy, or remove tissue by light energy emitted by carbon dioxide.

(2) An argon laser for use in dermatology is a laser device intended to destroy or coagulate tissue by light energy emitted by argon.

(b) Classification. (1) Class II.

(2) Class I for special laser gas mixtures used as a lasing medium for this class of lasers. The devices subject to this paragraph (b)(2) are exempt from the premarket notification procedures in subpart E of part 807 of this chapter, subject to the limitations in § 878.9.

[53 FR 23872, June 24, 1988, as amended at 61 FR 1123, Jan. 16, 1996; 66 FR 38803, July 25, 2001]