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New Exemptions to FEMA Rule Make It Easier to Export Covered PPE in Certain Situations

On April 21, 2020, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) published a notice that establishes a number of exemptions to the rule issued earlier in the month that generally prohibited the exportation of various kinds of essential medical products without FEMA’s approval. These new exemptions make it easier to export the covered medical products under certain circumstances, although several of the exemptions require that a special letter of attestation be submitted to FEMA before the goods can be exported from the United States.

To read the full text of this Duane Morris Alert, please visit the firm website.

FEMA Approval Required for Export of Certain Personal Protective Equipment

As of April 10, 2020, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) approval will generally be required for the export of certain kinds of personal protective equipment (PPE) from the United States, pursuant to a FEMA temporary final rule.

To read the full text of this Duane Morris Alert, which discusses the parameters and procedures established by the temporary final rule and their implications for U.S. and foreign entities, please visit the firm website.