How often is openFDA 510k database updated? Through the FDA website I see a new batch of 510k clearances from June 2016. However, openFDA has not been updated since May.


The dataset was updated on March 6, 2017. The updates occur from time to time without a planned update schedule. The latest updates for the 510K and other datasets are posted here.

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    can you provide more information please? how you know that/where you found that, etc.?
    – albert
    Aug 19 '16 at 3:09
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    It also does not answer how often.
    – user4293
    Aug 19 '16 at 13:39
  • I'm one of the many folks working on Open FDA (open.fda.gov/about). Unfortunately, I'm unable to answer "how often" at this point. Sorry about the inconvenience. Aug 19 '16 at 14:26
  • Do you know when the previous update was? That would give at least some indication on the historic update interval.
    – Swier
    Feb 27 '17 at 10:31
  • Please see open.fda.gov/api/status Feb 27 '17 at 14:00

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