MDR – Article 7 – Claims

Article 7

Claims

In the labelling, instructions for use, making available, putting into service and advertising of devices, it shall be prohibited to use text, names, trademarks, pictures and figurative or other signs that may mislead the user or the patient with regard to the device’s intended purpose, safety and performance by:

(a)ascribing functions and properties to the device which the device does not have;
(b)creating a false impression regarding treatment or diagnosis, functions or properties which the device does not have;
(c)failing to inform the user or the patient of a likely risk associated with the use of the device in line with its intended purpose;
(d)suggesting uses for the device other than those stated to form part of the intended purpose for which the conformity assessment was carried out.

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