COVID-19 medical devices

Information for medical device manufacturers, distributors and health professionals in relation to COVID-19

Services and information

Medical devices related to COVID-19

Regulatory response, expedited authorization, how to apply, special access program, international engagement

Lists of authorized medical devices

How to identify authorized devices, lists of authorized devices

Clinical trials

Expedited clinical trial (investigational testing) review, guidance, authorized clinical trials in Canada, who to contact

Testing devices

Types of tests, serological tests, list of applications under evaluation


Expedited access, authorization for sale, who to contact

Personal protective equipment

Medical masks and respirators, medical gowns and gloves, expedited access, authorization for sale, who to contact

Non-contact infrared thermometers

Usage during COVID-19, precautions, limitations in screening, accuracy, best practices, recommendations

Medical device shortages

Report a shortage, list of specified medical devices, list of shortages

Exceptional importation and sale of medical devices

How to import and sell, regulatory requirements, list of designated devices

Importing and exporting medical devices

Border import and export requirements

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