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Category Medical Device and Compliance

Product Labelling Requirements for Devices

Understanding the labelling requirements for medical devices

Product Labelling Requirements for Devices

Date: 15 May 2019 | 9.00 - 18.00

Location: Park inn by Radisson - Copenhagen

Language: English

Lecturer/s: Arkan Zwick

*Registration fee: € 850,00

*Early bird: 17/04/2019


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The most significant regulatory changes coming along with the EU Medical Devices Regulation 2017/745 (MDR) and standards evolutions affects the labelling of medical devices. This course gives participants an overview on the requirements for medical devices labelling and the impact of the MDR and guideline documents on product labelling
activities. The course further describes how to prepare to the new requirements from a regulatory department labelling perspective.
The training will allow participants to obtain a clear understanding of the regulatory requirements and will give hands on insight on how to achieve compliance.

Who is the course aimed at?

The course will benefit to:

  • Regulatory Affairs
  •  Labelling Department
  • Quality Assurance
  • Clinical Department
  • Marketing or Business Development responsible

Participant Experience

Knowledge of the medical device directive MDD 93/42 is an advantage. Newcomers are welcome.


Module 1: Overview on labelling requirements

  • MDD vs MDR, what is new?
  • Labelling Standards and Guidelines
  • National laws

Module 2: The MDR requirements

  • MDR and transition in a nutshell
  • What is new for labelling?
  • Risks of mislabelling

Module 3: Get ready to MDR from a labelling perspective

  • General requirements Annex I MDR
  • Instructions for use (IFU)
  • Label
  • Sterile barrier
  • UDI

Module 4: Symbols to be used in labelling

  • New symbols state of play
  • Symbols to be developed under MDR
  • Next steps

Module 5: Implant device and hazardous substances

  • Implant cards
  • Hazardous substances labelling

Summary and Recommendations / Q&A


Type of training

Interactive learning based on: 5 training Modules, Case studies and Q&A

At the end of the training, you will be able to:

  • Understand content of the new Medical Devices Regulation and its impact on the labelling of medical devices.
  • How to achieve compliance during the transition period.
  • Use practical experience from industry perspective.

Lecturer’s Bio

Mr. Arkan Zwick is Corporate Regulatory Affairs Director of a private global pharmaceutical and surgical company with products in ophthalmology, orthopaedic and aesthetic dermatology.
With more than eleven years, regulatory professional experience Arkan´s role includes regulatory advocacy for drug, medical device and cosmetic projects as well as in house legal advice for contract management, merger and acquisition and intellectual property. He is responsible for regulatory compliance in the EU working with different notified bodies and for global market authorizations in the Americas and Asia-Pacific. Arkan has a graduate master degree in Law from the University of Vienna and a PhD in European Law. He has been assigned as lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences in Vienna and as speaker on life cycle conferences and trainings. He is fluent speaker in English, German and French.