Taiwan – TFDA suspends on-site inspections for foreign medical device manufacturers

The Taiwan Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) announced (link in Mandarin) the temporary suspension of on-site inspections of overseas medical device manufacturers for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic. For manufacturers who were scheduled to receive an on-site inspection in 2020, a document review will be conducted instead, and the inspection fees will be refunded. The TFDA reserves the right in such cases to conduct follow-up on-site inspections when it becomes safe to do so…