Blood Directive

Blood Directive

An EU mandate to ensure that blood and its components are of comparable quality and safe along the entire blood transfusion chain in all Member States of the European Community, bearing in mind the freedom of movement of citizens within EC territory.
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Medical Device Directives Mdd 93/42/Eec; Ivd 98/79/Ec; Aimd 90/385/Eec; Tse Directive 2003/32/Ec; Blood Directive 2000/70/Ec And Iso 13485:2012 Or Equivalents.
The legislation which applies is the Human Tissues Act 2004, the UK Quality and Safety Regulations 2007 (implementing the EU Tissues and Cells Directive 2004/23/EC), the EU Blood Directive 2002/98/EC (administered by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency) and Europe-wide Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products Regulations (administered by the European Medicines Agency).
It is also planned to set up surveillance systems as foreseen in the recently adopted blood Directive and the proposed Directive on human tissues and cells.
For the time being, Libya does not comply with World Health Organization (WHO) Blood Directives produced in 2006.