FDA Adds New Company to Red List


The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has again updated Import Alert 86-07, which is its list of foreign manufacturers whose FDA regulated products are to be detained by the FDA without physical examination if those products are introduced into the commerce of the United States. In other words, if you purchase certain goods from one of the companies identified on this “Red List” then those goods will be detained by the FDA automatically upon presentation of the shipment to U.S. Customs, and you will likely have to export or destroy the merchandise.

The Vision Council has recently learned that one NEW company from China, Dongguan Meiaoqi, has been added to the list, bringing the total number of red-listed foreign companies to twenty-six.

For more information, and to view the current list of companies on the “Red List”, click here.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Rick Van Arnam, The Vision Council regulatory counsel, at rvanarnam@barnesrichardson.com.

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