To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to ensure that a medical device is not marketed based on a determination that the device is substantially equivalent to a predicate device that has been recalled, corrected, or removed from the market because of an intrinsic flaw in technology or design that adversely affects safety, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Massachusetts's 7th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jan 31, 2012
Length: 11 pages
Jan 31, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on January 31, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jan 31, 2012
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H.R. 3847 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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