German Medical Devices Act (Medizinproduktegesetz – MPG)

The German Medical Devices Act (MPG) of 2 August 1994 (Bundesgesetzblatt [German Legal Gazette] I p. 1963) implements the following legislation in German law:

• Council Directive 90/385/EEC on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to active implantable medical devices, as amended by Directive 93/68 EEC
• Council Directive 93/42/EEC concerning medical devices, as amended by Directive 2001/104/EC and
• Regulation 98/79/EC on in-vitro-diagnostics.

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