CA Bus & Prof Code Section 4023

“Device” means any instrument, apparatus, machine, implant, in vitro reagent, or contrivance, including its components, parts, products, or the byproducts of a device, and accessories that are used or intended for either of the following:


Use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of disease in a human or any other animal.


To affect the structure or any function of the body of a human or any other animal. For purposes of this chapter, “device” does not include contact lenses, or any prosthetic or orthopedic device that does not require a prescription.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

§ 4023’s source at ca​.gov