Finland: New administrative orders on medical devices issued in Finland

By Ella Mikkola


In Finland, Valvira (the National Supervisory Authority for Welfare and Health) has issued four administrative orders regulating the procedure to be followed in connection with incident reporting, registration and clinical trials regarding medical devices.

The orders (No 1/2010–4/2010) entered into force in September 2010. The new orders relate to the new legislation on medical devices which entered into force in July this year.