Council Directive 93/42/EEC of 14 June 1993 concerning medical devices
Applicable until 25.05.2021
Regulation (EU) 2017/745 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 April 2017 on medical devices, amending Directive 2001/83/EC, Regulation (EC) No 178/2002 and Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 and repealing Council Directives 90/385/EEC and 93/42/EEC
OJ L 117 of 5 May 2017
Applicable from 26.05.2021
See references published under Regulation (EU) 2017/745 on medical devices
Guide for application:
European Commission contact point:
Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety
For information about the content and availability of European standards, please contact the European Standardisation Organisations.
The references published under Directive 93/42/EEC on medical devices are found in the Commission implementing decision listed below. The decision applies until 26 May 2024.
Publications in the Official Journal
Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2020/437 of 24 March 2020 on the harmonised standards for medical devices drafted in support of Council Directive 93/42/EEC - OJ L 90I , 25 March 2020
Consolidated text: Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2020/437 of 24 March 2020