Class D IVDR: Clarification on “first certification for that type of device” by MDCG

The MDCG has endorsed a guidance (updated September 2022) providing clarification on the conditions and corresponding procedures notified bodies need to apply when determining if an expert panel consultation on the performance evaluation report of the manufacturer is necessary for a class D in vitro diagnostic medical device, according to Article 48(6) of Regulation (EU) 2017/746.  

According to the IVDR, the conditions are: