New Zealand, EU Agree to Recognize Conformity Assessments, GMP Audits

January 11, 2013
Devicemakers doing business in both the EU and New Zealand can expect fewer conformity assessment reviews and quality assurance inspections, thanks to a mutual recognition agreement between regulators in the two jurisdictions. The agreement — which also allows for the exchange of inspection reports — comes as New Zealand is merging its Medsafe agency with Australia’s Therapeutic Goods Administration.
International Medical Device Regulatory Monitor