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Face masks from China and US equivalent to European

Certain face masks approved for use outside the EU (e.g. China and the US) are equivalent to FFP2 and FFP3 face masks that comply ...

News item | 23-03-2020 | 19:34

Personal protective equipment in the healthcare sector subject to export licence

An export licence is required for the export of personal protective equipment, such as face masks, splash goggles, and gloves, to ...

News item | 23-03-2020 | 18:52

Instruction to register the supply of alternative medical devices

A manufacturer, authorised representative, distributor, or importer can register the supply of an alternative medical device with ...

News item | 23-03-2020 | 18:30

Coronavirus: More flexibility for manufacturers and suppliers in case of shortages of medical equipment

As a result of the coronavirus outbreak, there may be shortages of the medical devices. The Health and Youth Care Inspectorate ...

News item | 23-03-2020 | 00:00

Coronavirus: consequences for GMP and GDP inspections and certificates


News item | 21-03-2020 | 16:00

Warning with regard to self-testing for coronavirus

Home tests for determining whether you are carrier of the coronavirus are forbidden unless they have first been assessed by a ...

News item | 16-03-2020 | 15:55

Coronavirus: what to do in case of a shortage of medical equipment

As a result of the coronavirus outbreak, medical equipment normally used may no longer be available due to shortages. In that ...

News item | 11-03-2020 | 15:56

IGJ response to Trouw and Radar reporting about medical implants

Attention for the safety of medical devices is increasing. Recent years have shown that serious problems can occur, particularly ...

News item | 26-11-2018 | 09:34

Research on silicone breast implants by RIVM completed

The reassessment of the technical files of silicone breast implant manufacturers, which RIVM carried out on behalf of the Health ...

News item | 13-02-2018 | 12:52

Manufacturers of silicone breast implants must improve their technical files

Laboratory investigation on the breast implants did not identify anomalies that may compromise health of patients. However, the ...

News item | 16-09-2016 | 12:00

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