Mask warning issued

By TPN/Lusa, in News · 06-12-2020 10:00:00 · 3 Comments

The National Medicines Authority has recommended not to use clinical masks from Shantou T&K Medical equipment factory Co, Lda, after being banned for non-compliance with the requirements defined by the European Union.

Infarmed points out that no records of commercialisation of medical devices by this manufacturer were identified in Portugal, but recommends that the devices mentioned above are not purchased or used, because in the European Economic Area, there is free commercial movements.

In a note posted on the it website, Infarmed states that the competent German authority has ordered a ban on the marketing and collection of medical devices for clinical use, from the manufacturer Shantou T&K Medical equipment factory Co., Lda, since those do not comply with the requirements set out in Regulation (EU) 2017/745 on medical devices.

If these mask are found in Portugal, of these devices must be reported to the Infarmed Health Products Department.



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Comments:

Why this anti Chinese sentiment, Daniel and William. If the Chinese would deliver billions of often small and good quality things needed in our life then everything would come to a standstill. Don't tell me that everything made in the USA or the EU is good quality. I know better.

By John Dough from Lisbon on 25-01-2021 04:03

I have a better idea dont use any medical supplies made in China and make critical medical supplies in the EU.

By Daniel from USA on 07-12-2020 10:10

Typical "made in china", flying under the quality radar, manufacturing....just to increase production. The human-rights abuses just doesn't matter. We sure like the cheap stuff. I have wondered, do Chinese expats buy "made in china"?

By William from Other on 06-12-2020 10:31
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