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Here’s why Apple didn’t need FDA clearance for Apple Watch Series 6 blood oxygen sensing

While Apple went to great lengths to garner government approval for Apple Watch Series 4’s ECG feature, the company didn’t do the same for a blood oxygen monitoring function on Apple Watch Series 6. Here’s why.

Credit: Andrew O'Hara, AppleInsiderCredit: Andrew O’Hara, AppleInsider

When the ECG feature was introduced on the Apple Watch Series 4, Apple made note that it navigated a lengthy approval process to gain clearance from the Food and Drug Administration.

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