Medical device shortages: Report a shortage

It is now mandatory for manufacturers and importers to report shortages of medical devices related to COVID-19 to Health Canada.  

The requirements are outlined in the Interim Order Respecting Drugs, Medical Devices and Foods for a Special Dietary Purpose in relation to COVID-19. The Interim Order specifies which medical device shortages must be reported.

Report a shortage

How to report

The following information must be included in shortage reports:

At a minimum, these fields must be completed when submitting a medical device shortage report, update, or final report to Health Canada.

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