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New Quality Control Measures Imposed on PPE Exports from China
April 2, 2020

Financial Relief at your Fingertips

AfA has developed a Quick Reference Guide for members seeking information on federal aid for small and large businesses. Details gathered from a variety of sources on paycheck protection, economic disaster loans, tax credit and deferrals, and more can be found in this easy-to-reference guide.

Click here for the SBA Disaster Loan Assistance application.

China and the Export of PPE

This notification comes from AfA Regulatory Compliance Committee member Michael Ford of BDP for those with customers ordering personal protection equipment (PPE) from China:

China Ministry of Commerce (MOC), General Administration of Customs (GACC), and National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) issued a joint announcement [2020 No.5] to impose additional quality control measures on exports of certain medical supplies, effective from April 1, 2020.
Impacted products include:
  • Coronavirus test kits;
  • Medical/Surgical masks;
  • Medical/Surgical isolation gowns;
  • Ventilators;
  • Infrared thermometers.
Additional control measures apply when exporters declare to China customs:
  • Registration Certificate for Medical Device Products should be provided and verified with export declaration;
  • Self-declaration on a valid Registration Certification for Medical Device Products issued by NMPA, along with;
  • A statement showing commitment to comply with the destination country's quality standards is required.
The original announcement as follows (only available in Chinese):
The self-declaration and statement as follows (only available in Chinese):
The qualified medical devices which are CFDA certified can be found  here or refer to the latest information published on  NMPA official website (only Chinese version available).

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