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Virtual Discussion Forum on the new Mexican Quality Infrastructure Law

Mexico’s new Quality Infrastructure Law causes a lot of attention. On 23 September more than 1000 participants took part in the Virtual Discussion Forum about the law, organised by the Mexican Ministry of Economy and GPQI.

Legal enactment

On 1 July 2020, Mexico officially published its new Quality Infrastructure Law, which abrogates the Federal Law on Metrology and Standardisation. The new Law will come into effect 60 days after publication.

Exporte von Medizinprodukten und persönlicher Schutzausrüstung (PSA), wie Atemmasken aus China, haben durch COVID-19 stark zugenommen. Nachdem China als Reaktion auf Medienberichte über fehlerhafte chinesische Produkte in Europa seine Ausfuhrbedingungen verschärft hatte, wurden diese Ende April 2020 noch einmal angepasst.

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a worldwide surge in demand for medical devices and personal protective equipment (PPE), including in Germany and Europe. During this critical time, GPQI is supporting both German and Chinese authorities to ensure product quality and safety of critical equipment.

The Mexican Senate calls on the private sector, academic and research institutions, specialists, civil society organizations, and others interested in the subject to send their opinions on the Quality Infrastructure Law initiative.

Chinese ministries jointly declared the extension of controls on the export of certain medical devices. The declared aim of the measure is to ensure product quality and safety when exporting medical products manufactured in China, which are in high demand worldwide in the wake of the corona pandemic.