2019
January

01 January

MDSAP certificates are necessary to ensure accessibility in the Canadian market.
2018
December

31 December

Health Canada terminates the CMDCAS program
2017
June

20 June

Viability of MDSAP is confirmed through a report summarizing the outcome of the pilot phase.
January

01 January

MDSAP is officially lunched and the RA are starting the program operational phase.
2016
December

31 December

End of the MDSAP Pilot phase.
April

22 April

Health Canada confirms that the CMDCAS program will be terminated on December 31, 2018. As of January 1, 2019, only MDSAP certificates will be accepted.
2015
December

04 December

Health Canada announces its intention to implement MDSAP and replace the current Canadian Medical Devices Conformity Assessment System (CMDCAS).
June

23 June

Japan joins MDSAP and are officially participating in the pilot phase.
2014
January

01 January

Start of the MDSAP Pilot phase
2012
February

28 February

Initiation of MDSAP during the inaugural meeting of the IMDRF in Singapore.
2011
February

February

Creation of the International Medical Device Regulators Forum.