Consultation outcome

Transfer of responsibility of the certificate of free sales (CFS) to MHRA

This consultation has concluded

Detail of outcome

There were no strong views on the transfer of responsibility for the Certificates of Free Sale for medical devices scheme from DH to the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA).

From 1 April 2015, MHRA will be issuing Certificates of Free Sale for medical devices.

Original consultation

Summary

This consulation seeks comments on the proposal to introduce a fee for each CFS application.

This consultation ran from
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Consultation description

MHRA will take over the responsibility and management of the CFS from the beginning of April 2015, which was previously held by the Department of Health. We are now undertaking a second consultation about the move and the introduction of a fee to cover the costs of certification. We are also seeking input from those who would be interested in joining a small users group to work with MHRA in developing and improving the present system.

Documents

Consultation on the proposal to introduce a fee for the Certificates of Free Sale (CFS)

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Introduction of a fee for certificates of free sale (CFS): interim response

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Published 15 September 2014
Last updated 28 November 2014 + show all updates
  1. Interim response added: 28 November 2014
  2. First published.