The non-profit organization states that 60–70% of KN95 masks tested do not filter 95% of aerosol particulates.
Across Asia, government health and safety authorities have tightened regulations on medical devices this year, as markets continue to experience rapid change, and as the devices themselves gain sophistication and complexity at a blistering pace.
In general, the Asian markets have controlled the COVID-19 virus successfully outside of China, but its effect has still led to new developments and trends.
The agency has altered its import screening to accelerate the availability of PPEs.
The enforcement operation kept nearly 500 shipments of illegal drugs and combination devices from the hands of consumers.
The president’s tariffs on imports, especially steel and aluminum, could increase input production costs, making products more expensive.
Tariffs on imports will hurt business expansion in Asia.
The agency continues to take measures to ensure the safety and quality of imported medical devices.