Title 21

SECTION 880.6760

880.6760 Protective restraint.

§ 880.6760 Protective restraint.

(a) Identification. A protective restraint is a device, including but not limited to a wristlet, anklet, vest, mitt, straight jacket, body/limb holder, or other type of strap, that is intended for medical purposes and that limits the patient's movements to the extent necessary for treatment, examination, or protection of the patient or others.

(b) Classification. Class I (general controls). The device is exempt from the premarket notification procedures in subpart E of part 807 of this chapter subject to the limitations in § 880.9.

[61 FR 8439, Mar. 4, 1996, as amended at 66 FR 46952, Sept. 10, 2001; 84 FR 71815, Dec. 30, 2019]