Regulatory

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 color televisions.

Occupational Safety and Health Administration(OSHA)

OSHA governs worker safety. Issues related to healthcare facilities are covered in the reference links above.

Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)

NRC regulates nuclear materials through a combination of regulatory requirements; licensing; safety oversight, including inspection and enforcement; operational experience evaluation; and regulatory support activities.

Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

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.


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