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FEMA to Issue Temporary Rule Blocking Export of PPE Supplies

April 7, 2020, 10:02 PM

FEMA will issue a temporary rule to allocate “certain scarce or threatened materials” for domestic use so that they are not exported from the U.S. without approval by the agency.

  • Rule covers five types of personal protective equipment, including N95 filtering facepiece respirators, PPE surgical masks and PPE gloves or surgical gloves, according to a statement

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