Medical Device Registration and Approval in Uruguay

General country-specific regulatory information is provided on this page for medical device registration and approval in Uruguay.

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Medical Device Regulations and Classification in Uruguay

REGULATORY AUTHORITY: The Ministry of Public Health (MSP) is the competent authority for the regulation of medical and in-vitro diagnostic devices in Uruguay.

CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM: Medical devices are divided into four classes (I, II, III and IV), based on risk level. IVD devices are in a separate class.

TIMEFRAME: The registration process takes 8-12 months.

LICENSE VALIDITY: Licenses issued in Uruguay expire after five years.


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