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17 August 2017
Commercial Information Circular No. 712/2017
The Mainland of China : "Notice Concerning Emergency Control Measures on Certain Old Medical Devices" of the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine
The General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People's Republic of China issued on 10 August 2017 a notice concerning the emergency control measures on certain old medical devices. With effect from the date of promulgation, it is prohibited to import old medical devices (except for products manufactured in China and for after-sale maintenance) classified under HS Codes 9027809900 (other instruments and apparatus for physical or chemical analysis) and 9027500000 (other instruments and apparatus using optical radiations). Please refer to the Appendix (pdf format) for the notice (available in Chinese only).
2.If you have any questions on the content of the document mentioned in this circular, please contact the issuing authority of the Mainland of China direct. For other questions on this circular, please contact Mainland Branch (I) (tel: 2398 5444) of the Department.
for Director-General of Trade and Industry
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