Medical Device Safety Program
The Medical Device Safety Section's mission is to provide an uncompromising standard of public health protection by assuring that medical devices produced and retailed in California are safe and effective. We accomplish our mission through scientific-based investigations and specific legal authority, uniformity of enforcement, balanced with effective industry and consumer education by employing leading-edge technology. We also endeavor to achieve a partnership with industry and public sector through our commitment to fair business and regulatory practices.
Our vision is to be a globally recognized model for excellence in medical device safety, fostering industry growth and technological innovation, creating a fair and scientific-based regulatory environment that attracts responsible industry to California, and assuring public health protection for all users of California-produced devices.