Exemption authorisations for non-conforming medical devices

Medical devices that are placed on the market or put into service in Switzerland must meet the requirements of the Medical Devices Ordinance (MedDO; SR 812.213).

According to Art. 22 para. 1 and 2 MedDO it is permissible in exceptional cases to place a non-conforming medical device on the market and to use it.

Further information is contained in the following information sheet:

https://www.swissmedic.ch/content/swissmedic/en/home/medical-devices/market-access/authorisations-for-non-conforming-medical-devices.html