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Products classified as PPE or personal protective equipment must be approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) before being imported into the United States. Each type of PPE has specific regulations for importing whether it’s gloves, goggles, gowns or anything else. Following all of the rules and regulations can be a difficult challenge, especially for new importers.
Thankfully, you’ve come to the right place! Our team of customs experts are able to guide you through the process of importing PPE into the U.S. from around the globe.
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PPE Importing Statistics

Number of Hospital Medical Device Import Refusals by Country

Country

2019

2020

China

166

626

Mexico

30

11

Canada

27

10

Japan

26

13

Malaysia

N/A

59

Source: https://datadashboard.fda.gov

PPE Importing Facts

Top 5 PPE Import Product Categories in 2020

1

Face Masks and Shields

2

Plastic / Rubber Gloves

3

Surgical Towels

4

Disposable Hospital Apparel (gowns, non-footwear, non-headgear)

5

Disposable Headgear (non-face masks)

Source: https://datadashboard.fda.gov

"Did you know that in 2020 more than 85% of all U.S. imports considered top categories of PPE were produced in China?"
N-95 respirators
Disposable/Non-Disposable face masks
Surgical drapes
Source: Forbes/US Census Bureau
Importing items considered personal protective equipment, or PPE, has always been in high demand, especially now during a worldwide pandemic. In 2020, more than $25 million of PPE was imported. Importers awaiting a critical shipment of PPE should make sure they are following the latest guidelines from the FDA to ensure freight is not stuck in customs upon arrival in the U.S. In addition, there are specific guidelines based on the country of origin and the type of PPE being shipped. A licensed customs broker can assist to make the importing process smooth, covering all the details.
PPE is manufactured around the globe and obtaining advice from an expert upfront could save time and money on the back end to ensure nothing goes wrong. Consider scheduling a customs consulting session to learn what it takes to import PPE.
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Why Successful Importers Choose USA Customs:

I would recommend any new importer consult with Linda and her team. I'm brand new to importing and she went over everything I need to successfully import my products.
-Ninthalak C.
Sarah was absolutely brilliant and told me exactly what I needed to do. She assisted me in locating and completing all of the necessary paperwork. Thanks to Sarah's help, I'm having a huge amount of success in importing my products.
-Peter L.

Importing PPE: What It Takes

Importing is not a leisurely walk in the park and can present challenges depending on many factors. There is a lot of information that must be in place to cover imported goods. Documentation Customs Bond FDA Requirements And much more
Imports without proper documentation, without FDA approval or other issues can be seized by CBP. The rush of shipping PPE to the U.S. resulted in thousands of items flagged in customs.

• Documentation
• Customs Bond
• FDA Requirements
• And much more

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Imports without proper documentation, without FDA approval or other issues can be seized by CBP. The rush of shipping PPE to the U.S. resulted in thousands of items flagged in customs.
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Expert Help Importing PPE to the U.S.

Why go it alone to import PPE when there is a wealth of resources available. The goal of importing PPE into the U.S. requires attention to details and that’s where our experts bring their knowledge to the table.
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Work with our dedicated team of Licensed Customs Brokers who are armed with the most up-to-date information on what it takes to import PPE into the U.S. Get all your questions answered during a consultation session by one of our experts. Discover what additional resources are available to make the importing process efficient for your business. Let us put our importing expertise to work for your PPE products.
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