Notification Detail

Banning of all Mercury-Containing Thermometers, Sphygmomanometers, Dental Amalgam Capsules and Liquid Mercury for Use in Dental Restorative Purposes (4 page(s), in English)
Reference: G/TBT/N/PHL/257

Date of arrival: 2021 July 22     -     Final date for comments: 2021 September 20

Description

: The proposed Circular aims to prohibit the manufacture, distribution, importation, exportation, sale, offer for sale, donation, transfer, and where applicable, the use, promotion, advertising, or sponsorship of medical devices containing mercury (thermometers, sphygmomanometers along with dental amalgam capsules and liquid mercury for use in dental restorative purposes) .

Objectives

Protection of Human Health or Safety

Fields of Activity

Medical equipment

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