Thailand: Guidance for Eye Products – Identification and Classification

2018-06-01T16:17:12+08:00 May 29th, 2018|News & Events|
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The Thailand Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently published guidance for the identification and classification of eye products. Find out which products are classified as non-medical devices, medical devices, medicines or cosmetics.

In March 2018, the Thailand Food and Drug Administration (FDA)  published guidance to support importers, manufacturers, and exporters in the identification and classification of eye products. The following eye products are classified as medical devices:

  • Glasses frames with power lenses
  • Sunglasses with power lenses
  • Finished spectacle lens with power
  • Lubricating/rewetting drops for contact lens
  • Ophthalmic Viscosurgical Device (OVD)
  • Keratome blade
  • Lensmeter
  • Color blindness tests
  • Snellen chart
  • Amsler grid
  • Laser safety eyewear, laser safety glasses, laser safety goggles
  • Eyelid compression device

Find out more here: Guidance in Thai or  Guidance in English