Medical device shortages: Report the end of a shortage

Manufacturers of Class I to IV medical devices and importers of Class I medical devices must report the end of a medical device shortage for devices that are on the List of Medical Devices - Notification of Shortages. Submit your report 2 business days after meeting the demand for the medical device.

The requirements for reporting the end of a shortage are outlined in section 62.23(2) of the Medical Devices Regulations.

To support medical device shortage and discontinuation reporting, Health Canada has posted Guidance for reporting medical device shortages and discontinuations (GUI-0137).

Report the end of a shortage

How to report

Include the following information when reporting the end of a medical device shortage:

Complete these fields when submitting a report to notify us of the end of a shortage.

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