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Centre amends export policy of medical coveralls, removes surgical drapes, wraps from prohibition list

ANI | Updated: Jul 22, 2020 02:31 IST


New Delhi [India], July 22 (ANI): The Centre on Tuesday amended the export policy of medical coveralls of all classes under which the export of all masks other than non-medical/non-surgical masks, and personal protection equipment (PPEs) will remain banned.

Similarly, the government has also not permitted the export of medical goggles medical nitrile/NBR gloves and face shields. However, surgical drapes, isolation aprons, surgical wraps and X-ray gowns, were removed from the list of prohibited items through this amendment.
"Government amends export policy of PPEs/masks; export of medical coveralls of all categories -- medical goggles, all masks other than non-medical/non-surgical masks, medical nitrile/NBR gloves and face shields remain banned," the government notification read.
"Notification No.14 dated June 22 is amended to the extent that only surgical drapes, isolation aprons, surgical wraps and X-Ray gowns are removed from the prohibition under the medical coveralls of all classes and categories," it added. (ANI)

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