Medical device shortage: Safari nitrile examination gloves

The Safari Nitrile Examination Gloves is currently reported as a medical device shortage through Interim Order No. 2 Respecting Drugs, Medical Devices and Foods for a Special Dietary Purpose in Relation to COVID-19. Interim Order No. 2 repeals and replaces the Interim Order Respecting Drugs, Medical Devices and Foods for a Special Dietary Purpose in relation to COVID-19 (the previous interim order) made by the Minister on March 30, 2020. For a full list of shortages, refer to the list of medical device shortages.

Posted on 2021-04-13

Type of report

Actual medical device shortage

Name of medical device (including any component, accessory, or part that is in shortage, including the model name) if applicable

Safari Nitrile Examination Gloves

Other names (for example trade name), if applicable


Package description (for example, packaging formats, sizes, quantities)

Boxes of 100, 10 boxes per case

Class of medical device (I, II, III or IV), if known

Class II

Device identifier(s) (for example, serial number, catalogue number, part number, model number or unique device identifier)

SFR 87525-B-N-PF, SFR 87526-B-N-PF, SFR 87527-B-N-PF, SFR 87528-B-N-PF, SFR 87529-B-N-PF, SFR 84325-N-PF, SFR 84326-N-PF, SFR 84327-N-PF, SFR 84328-N-PF, SFR 84329-N-PF, SFR 84225-N-PF, SFR 84226-N-PF, SFR 84227-N-PF, SFR 84228-N-PF, SFR 84229-N-PF, SFR 84525-N-PF, SFR 84526-N-PF, SFR 84527-N-PF, SFR 84528-N-PF, SFR 84529-N-PF, SFR 88585-N-PF, SFR 88586-N-PF, SFR 88587-N-PF, SFR 88588-N-PF, SFR 88589-N-PF

Medical device licence number (for Class II, III and IV), if applicable


Authorization identification number (for devices authorized for importation or sale under an interim order made under section 30.1 of the Food and Drugs Act), if applicable


Single-use product


Manufacturer’s name

Mexpo International Inc.

Manufacturer’s mailing address

2828 Faber Street
Union City, CA

Reason for shortage

Increase in demand for the medical device

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