Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH)
FDA's Center for Devices and Radiological Health
is responsible for regulating firms who manufacture, repackage, relabel,
and/or import medical devices sold in the United States. In addition, CDRH
regulates radiation-emitting electronic products (medical and non-medical)
such as lasers, x-ray systems, ultrasound equipment, microwave ovens and
Occupational Safety and Health Administration(OSHA)
OSHA governs worker safety. Issues related to
healthcare facilities are covered in the reference links above.
NRC regulates nuclear materials through a combination
of regulatory requirements; licensing; safety oversight, including
inspection and enforcement; operational experience evaluation; and
regulatory support activities.
The FCC was established by the Communications Act of
1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international
communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. Medical
telemetry frequencies are regulated by the FCC.