Drugs and Cosmetics Act of 1940: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

All medical devices to be treated as drugs

Published: February 12, 2020

The Ministry of health and family welfare recently said in a notification that all medical devices sold in the country would be treated as drugs and would be regulated under the Drugs and Cosmetics Act of 1940, from April 1, 2020. As of now, only 23 medical devices are being categorised as drugs. Only a few of these including ..