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HoMedics BPA-3000-EU

Device Model:BPA-3000-EU
Manufacturer:HoMedics Inc., 3000 Pontiac Trail, Commerce Township, MI 48390, UNITED STATES.
Measuring functions:Blood pressure
Primary Client Use:Intended for self-measurement and home use
Measurement Site:Upper Arm
Measurement Occurrence:Single measurements only
Availability:Available Currently
Assessment:

While the technology used in the HoMedics BPA-3000-EU, to measure blood pressure, has been declared as being equivalent to that used in another device, not only has no evidence has been published to show that the devices were compared according to a protocol compliant with (EU) 2017/745 and MEDDEV 2.7/1 rev 4 but there is no evidence provided on a validation of the other device.

Accuracy AssessmentRecommendationBasis
MedavalNoneAlthough equivalence to another device is claimed, this has not been tested to MDR requirements.
BIHS (UK and IRL)Self-measurementManufacturer declaration of equivalence
ESH (Europe)Self-measurementThe BIHS recommendation, despite the absence of the scientific evidence required by the same authors' criteria.

Device Family:Braun ExactFit 3 (BP-6000)B,D, Braun ExactFit 3 (BP-6100)B,D, Braun ExactFit 5 (BP-6200)B,D, HoMedics BPA-2000-EUB, HoMedics BPA-3000-EUB, Transtek TMB-986B,D (B BIHS Derivative, D DET Equivalence)
Validation Publications for Equivalent Devices

Note: This is a provisional list, as equivalence according to EU Regulation 2017/745 (e.g. MEDDEV 2.7/1 rev 4) is not proven. Accordingly, these publications are not used in the assessment of star-ratings.

Transtek TMB-986

Liu WJ, Li SG, Song Z, Gong W. Validation of the TRANSTEK blood pressure monitor TMB-986 for home blood pressure monitoring according to the International Protocol. Blood Press Monit. 2010 Oct;15(5):278-80. doi: 10.1097/MBP.0b013e32833e43ca. PMID: 20729726.

ESH-IP:2002 - Pass General population