An ISO 13485 certificate proves your commitment to the quality of medical devices. It enables you to demonstrate that your quality management system has been assessed and found compliant in order to meet regulatory requirements and customer needs.
What is the ISO 13485 standard?
ISO 13485 is the internationally recognized standard for quality management systems in the medical device industry. It specifies requirements for a quality management system where an organization needs to demonstrate its ability to provide medical devices, and that related services consistently meet customer requirements and applicable regulatory requirements. It is designed and intended for use by organizations for the design and development, production, installation, servicing and sales of medical devices.
The primary objective of ISO 13485 is to facilitate harmonized medical device regulatory requirements for quality management systems. ISO 13485 is a standalone standard. It is largely based on the structure of ISO 9001, but includes some particular requirements for medical devices such as risk analysis, sterile manufacturing and traceability. Organizations being certified to ISO 13485 can not claim conformity to ISO 9001.