890.5110 Paraffin bath.§ 890.5110 Paraffin bath.
(a) Identification. A paraffin bath is a device intended for medical purposes that consists of a tub to be filled with liquid paraffin (wax) and maintained at an elevated temperature in which the patient's appendages (e.g., hands or fingers) are placed to relieve pain and stiffness.
(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 § 890.9.[48 FR 53047, Nov. 23, 1983, as amended at 84 FR 71818, Dec. 30, 2019]