Title 21

SECTION 868.2550

868.2550 Pneumotachometer.

§ 868.2550 Pneumotachometer.

(a) Identification. A pneumotachometer is a device intended for medical purposes that is used to determine gas flow by measuring the pressure differential across a known resistance. The device may use a set of capillaries or a metal screen for the resistive element.

(b) Classification. Class II (special controls). The device is exempt from the premarket notification procedures in subpart E of part 807 of this chapter subject to the limitations in § 868.9.

[47 FR 31142, July 16, 1982, as amended at 84 FR 71811, Dec. 30, 2019]