The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is providing an update to CSMS messages 42124872 and 42168200 for instructions to the import community regarding the submission of entry information for personal protective equipment and certain other devices. Following the instructions below will help facilitate the import process for all; especially for products related to the Coronavirus Disease-2019 (COVID-19) public health emergency. It is in the best interest of the U.S. to facilitate and expedite the importation of products into the U.S. market that address immediate, urgent public health needs.

Because this a very fluid situation and FDA policy for these products are updated regularly, for the most up to date information on entry submission visit the FDA website: Information for Filing Personal Protective Equipment and Medical Devices During COVID-19.

For more information and the full CSMS #42448725 message, please visit our website.

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