I have never seen a FDA regulation that states: "the components used in a medical device have to be guaranteed to be available in production for the next five years."
I am curious to know what federal regulation you think that might be.
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Fully agree with Kris. If extended, the chapter could/should contain info on standard test these kind of SoC must undergo as live hazard Fully agree with Kris. As medical applications are high life hazard application (implans!),some info on technical reliability (and more) standards used for qualifying electronic systems for medical use.
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