Analyze Medical Device Safety, Quality and Regulatory Data

Reed Tech Navigator™ for Medical Devices

Navigator™ gives you the power to analyze regulatory data

    • Search a comprehensive database of companies, products and safety events from FDA and other publicly available sources
    • Database is cleansed and normalized to link companies, products and events
    • Search by FDA product codes, brand and manufacturer names, intended use / indications for use, key word and other criteria
    • 27,000+ Manufacturers and establishments
    • 129,000+ Class II and III medical device products
    • 173,000+ FDA Clearances and Approvals
    • 24,000+ Recalls
    • 9,500,000+ Adverse Event Reports
    • Updated with new data monthly

*Search by intended use/indications for use is a feature only found in Navigator.

How does Navigator™ make regulatory research more efficient?

Multiple filtering and criteria options make search and retrieval in Navigator superior to the limitations of most publicly available databases.

Would you like to learn more about competitors or industry standards when it comes to adverse event reports or recalls for a specific medical device or category of devices? Do you need to find an appropriate 510(k) for a new product application? Is due diligence required to research trends for a specific legal case? *Do you need to pin-point specific products based on their intended use or indications for use?

Set Watchlists and alerts and find the answers in Navigator.

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Monthly pricing based on one-year subscription. Individual customization and minimum three-month subscription length available. Taxes not included.

FDA 510(k), Biologics & De Novos Single Search (with Predicates & Successors)

The answer to 510(k) Research – Navigator was created to aid in the search process and has made over 66,500 510(k), Biologic & De Novo PDFs searchable by intended use, indications for use and device description.

Unified Product View

Eliminate frustration and save hours compared to searching for risks related to a particular product across the FDA’s disparate databases.

Smart Search

Quickly find a specific product – or find all products of a particular type – and see at-a-glance which has the most adverse event reports, recalls or warning letters.

navigator for medical devices FDA product overview screenshot

Watchlists – Products and/or FDA Clearances

In just a few clicks, build a list of products you want to monitor on an ongoing basis for new information.

Head-to-Head Comparison Charts

Compare the quality and safety risks of your medical device products to competitors without additional analytics tools.

Predicting Medical Device Safety Recalls Using Publicly Available Data

Navigator™ for Medical Devices is a unique, best-in-class solution designed to help:

Law Firms

Find the best predicates to expedite your 510(k) applications and discover and monitor safety events.


Easily identify predicate devices to bring a new device to market through the FDA’s 510(k) application process.


Find the best predicates for your client’s 510(k) applications and discover and monitor safety events. 


Find predicate and successor devices and simplify your post-market surveillance efforts.


Monitor your inventory for new safety events and compare quality of devices before purchasing. 


Quickly identify product liability using data analytics to compare safety profiles of like devices. 

“The more I search and filter in Navigator, the more impressed I am with the depth of insight it provides. There’s nothing else like it for trending Adverse Event Reports and quickly seeing an individual product as compared to the industry in the criteria of your choosing. The utilization of all the filtering possibilities, including the use of the FDA product codes and GMDN coding enables on-point reporting you can’t get anywhere else.”

– Mark Wasmuth, CEO, GMDN Agency

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