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This International Standard specifies requirements for a quality management system where an organization needs to demonstrate its ability to provide medical devices and related services that consistently meet customer and applicable regulatory requirements. Such organizations can be involved in one or more stages of the life-cycle, including design and development, production, storage and distribution, installation, or servicing of a medical device and design and development or provision of associated activities (e.g. technical support). This International Standard can also be used by suppliers or external parties that provide product, including quality management system-related services to such organizations.

Requirements of this International Standard are applicable to organizations regardless of their size and regardless of their type except where explicitly stated. Wherever requirements are specified as applying to medical devices, the requirements apply equally to associated services as supplied by the organization.

The processes required by this International Standard that are applicable to the organization, but are not performed by the organization, are the responsibility of the organization and are accounted for in the organization's quality management system by monitoring, maintaining, and controlling the processes.

If applicable regulatory requirements permit exclusions of design and development controls, this can be used as a justification for their exclusion from the quality management system. These regulatory requirements can provide alternative approaches that are to be addressed in the quality management system. It is the responsibility of the organization to ensure that claims of conformity to this International Standard reflect any exclusion of design and development controls.

This International Standard is intended to facilitate global alignment of appropriate regulatory requirements for quality management systems applicable to organizations involved in one or more stages of the life-cycle of a medical device. This International Standard includes some particular requirements for organizations involved in the life-cycle of medical devices and excludes some of the requirements of ISO 9001 that are not appropriate as regulatory requirements. Because of these exclusions, organizations whose quality management systems conform to this International Standard cannot claim conformity to ISO 9001 unless their quality management system meets all the requirements of ISO 9001.

Document History

  1. ISO 13485:2016 Plus Redline

    Medical devices - Quality management systems - Requirements for regulatory purposes (includes Redline Version)

    • Historical Version
  2. ISO 13485:2016

    👀 currently

    Medical devices - Quality management systems - Requirements for regulatory purposes

    • Most Recent
  3. ISO/TR 14969:2004

    Medical devices - Quality mangement systems - Guidance on the application of ISO 13485: 2003

    • Historical Version
  4. ISO 13485 AND 14969 PACKAGE

    ISO 13485:2003 and ISO/TR 14969:2004 Quality Managment Systems Medical Devices Package

    • Historical Version
  5. ISO 13485:2003

    Medical devices - Quality management systems - Requirements for regulatory purposes

    • Historical Version
  6. ISO 13485:1996

    Quality systems - Medical devices - Particular requirements for the application of ISO 9001

    • Historical Version