New Medical Device Act in Thailand

Thailand’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently implemented a new law, Medical Device Act B.E. 2551, to replace Medical Device Act B.E. 2531. This new Act details regulations and requirements for product registration, advertisements, and punishments for non-compliance. The Act defines... Read More


Japan’s New GVP Updates

Japan’s new Pharmaceutical Affairs Law (PAL), effective as of April 1, 2005, outlines the new post-marketing safety measures, also known as Good Vigilance Practice (GVP). This regulation clarifies the responsibilities of distributors of medical devices, drugs, quasi-drugs, and cosmetic products. All Marketing... Read More