<small>Medical Devices Quality Management System</small>ISO 13485

Medical Devices Quality Management SystemISO 13485

Who is concerned?

This service is intended for any company:
• manufacturing or placing on the market medical
devices, in-vitro diagnostic medical devices
• designing, manufacturing or testing devices or
components or sub-assemblies of such devices
for the benefit of third parties
• designing, developing or providing services related
to medical devices, such as for example sterilization,
distribution, installation and maintenance
of medical devices, surface finishing or packaging.


In order to place a medical device on the market according to Regulation (EU) 2017/745 or Regulation (EU) 2017/746, the Manufacturer must develop and implement a comprehensive quality management system or production quality assurance/guarantee system based on the risk class of such product.

The ISO 13485 standard specifies the requirements for a quality management system that can be used by an organization in the design, development, production, installation and maintenance of medical devices, as well as in the design, development and the provision of related services.



Certiquality provides companies operating in the medical devices sector with certification services for quality management systems according to the ISO 13485 standard.

Companies producing Medical Devices can also easily integrate the Quality System compliant with the ISO 13485 standard, with the additional requirements of the ISO 9001 standard, regarding the customer satisfaction and the continuous improvement of organizational performance and processes.

The Certification Process

  • an optional preliminary audit to assess the condition of the company’s management system against the requirements of the ISO 13485 standard;
  • a gap analysis will identify the system’s strengths and potential areas for improvement;
  • a certification audit, with the aim of assessing the compliance of the management system to the requirements of ISO 13485, through a documentary analysis and on-site findings;
  • issuance of the certificate of conformity;
  • annual surveillance audits and triennial renewal audits.

ISO 13485 audits can be combined with audits against the ISO 9001 standard or the requirements of EU Directive 93/42/EEC.


Certiquality can integrate classroom training to its activities, which can also be dispensed on your company’s premises. Courses cover various topics such as:
• Regulation (EU) 2017/745;
• Risk Management in the production of Medical Devices according to the ISO 14971 Standard;
• the ISO 13485 Standard (Quality System for Medical Devices);
• Clinical Evaluation of Medical Devices.

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