Global Trade Alert Message:
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has issued a temporary rule to allocate certain scarce materials for domestic use only. This means that certain materials may not be exported from the United States without explicit approval by FEMA. The five types of personal protective equipment (PPE) this new rules covers are N95 filtering respirators, other filtering face-piece respirators, elastomeric filters, PPE surgical masks, and PPE gloves or surgical gloves.
This rule is effective until August 10, 2020.
Read the full news release from the Federal Register here: www.federalregister.gov/allocation-of-medical-resources