Medical Device Tracking Records

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Compliance and Risk Management


Office of Compliance

Retention Period

Retain records for the useful life of each tracked device manufacture or distribute then dispose of. The useful life of a device is the time a device is in use or in distribution for use.


21 C.F.R. 821.60

Disposition Instructions

Confidential destruction is required. Paper must be shredded, pulped, or incinerated; electronic records must be overwritten or the storage media physically destroyed. Deletion of information in computer files or on electronic storage media is not sufficient.

Last Updated: December 31, 2008