Call for Information
In line with its , published on 15 September 2007, the European Commission's Health and Consumers Directorate-General is issuing a call for information on this subject.
Scope of the call for information:
Interested parties are invited to submit information on the following topics:
- Documented evidence for cases where the use of reprocessed medical devices intended for single use has caused physical injury to the patient (if available).
- Documented evidence for cases where the use of reprocessed medical devices intended for single use has transmitted infections/cross contamination (if available).
Submission of information:
All information should be submitted in electronic form specifying "Reprocessed Single-use Medical Devices - Call for Information" in the subject line of the e-mail.
Please include your contact details, organization, and e-mail address in the text of the message. The full body of your contribution as well as references should be attached as separate documents to the electronic message.
All information is considered public unless otherwise stated by the provider.
Guidelines for the submission of contributions, containing criteria for the call for information and guidance for submission can be found here and in the Stakeholder Dialogue Document.
Deadline for submission of information:15 December 2009.
More information on SCENIHR and the other Scientific Committees of the European Commission can be found