The FDA is now publicly providing an up-to-date medical device shortage list as part of its newly granted authority under section 506J(g) of the CARES Act to help prevent or mitigate such shortages “during, or in advance of, a public health emergency declared by the Secretary under section 319 of the PHS Act.”
In addition, the FDA is providing a list of medical devices for which the FDA has been notified that manufacturing has been permanently discontinued. The list will be maintained and updated as the COVID-19 public health emergency evolves.
Categories of devices in the device shortage list include:
- Personal Protective Equipment
- Testing Supplies and Equipment
- Ventilation-Related Products
Categories of devices in the discontinuance list currently include:
- Infusion Pumps and Related Accessories
For more information, visit FDA.