Medical device shortage: Safari vinyl examination gloves

The Safari Vinyl 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 Vinyl 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 85225-WOP-PF, SFR 85226-WOP-PF, SFR 85227-WOP-PF, SFR 85228-WOP-PF, SFR 85229-WOP-PF, SFR 89225-V-PF, SFR 89226-V-PF, SFR 89227-V-PF, SFR 89228-V-PF, SFR 89229-V-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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