Title 21

SECTION 870.1390

870.1390 Trocar.

§ 870.1390 Trocar.

(a) Identification. A trocar is a sharp-pointed instrument used with a cannula for piercing a vessel or chamber to facilitate insertion of the cannula.

(b) Classification. Class II (special controls). Except for trocars that are reprocessed for multiple use, the device is exempt from the premarket notification procedures in subpart E of part 807 of this chapter subject to the limitations in § 870.9.

[45 FR 7907, Feb. 5, 1980, as amended at 84 FR 71811, Dec. 30, 2019]