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Prosthetic Devices (Artificial Limbs, Etc.)

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PROSTHETIC DEVICES (ARTIFICIAL LIMBS, ETC.)

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Manufacturers of prosthetic devices require licensure by the California Department of Health Services. Individuals employed by manufacturers to construct prosthetic devices require certification by the American Board of Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics.



Licenses the manufacturer of artificial limbs (prosthetics):

Department of Health Services
Food and Drug Branch
1500 Capitol Avenue, MS 7602
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 322-2632
(916) 650-6650 Fax
www.dhs.ca.gov


Certifies individuals who make artificial limbs for consumers:

American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics
330 John Carlyle Street, Suite #210
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 836-7114
(703) 836-0838 Fax
www.abcop.org


Warranties:
The Song-Beverly Act covers assistive devices for at least 30 days.



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