It is important to understand that each EU country must admit one or both of the reprocessing options under the MDR, otherwise, single-use device reprocessing becomes illegal. We advise our members within the EU to contact their national authorities, who are responsible for implementing this Regulation, and inquire about the legal status of reprocessing. Across Europe, we encourage you to use the arguments laid out in this article to discuss with your national authorities why it is important to have the option of reprocessing SUDs.

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