This document clarifies the national requirements for compliant reprocessing of dental devices in Local Decontamination Units (LDUs) with regard to The European Union Medical Devices Regulations 20171 (EU MDR), current best practice guidance and scope of activity. It brings together all elements and revises some elements of previous advice and requirements in relation to the operation of LDUs. It supersedes v1.0 of Compliant Dental Local Decontamination Units in Scotland (Primary Care) published in 2013.
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