Gamete, Fertilization and Embryo Compatible Lubricants: The New FDA Product Code ‘PEB’ Updates the Standard of Care for Trying-to-Conceive Couples

@article{Je2017GameteFA,
  title={Gamete, Fertilization and Embryo Compatible Lubricants: The New FDA Product Code ‘PEB’ Updates the Standard of Care for Trying-to-Conceive Couples},
  author={Ellington Je and Clifton Gd},
  journal={Journal of Womens Health, Issues and Care},
  year={2017},
  volume={6},
  pages={1-10}
}
Recently, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration created a unique Product Code (“PEB”) for personal lubricants that are “gamete, fertilization and embryo compatible” for use by couples who are trying to conceive and by health care providers during fertility interventions. This designation falls under the Obstetrical and Gynecological Therapeutic Devices portion of the Code of Federal Regulations Title 21. These Class 2 lubricant devices differ from other patient and personal lubricants (e.g. not… Expand
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