News about medical devices
Relaxation: Information on face masks permitted to be in Swedish, Norwegian or English besides Danish
| 19 August 2020 |
The Danish Medicines Agency temporarily eases the requirement that the instructions for use and labelling of surgical face masks must be in Danish. This permits the sale of face masks with labelling and instructions for use in Swedish, Norwegian or English until 1 December.
| 23 March 2020 |
The healthcare services are running short of protective equipment such as face masks and visors in many areas of Denmark. The Danish Medicines Agency now launches the “Denmark helps Denmark” campaign, urging authorities, companies and others to report it if they have excess equipment or ideas on how to procure more.
| 22 March 2020 |
There is a risk that the healthcare sector will run out of protective equipment, such as hand sanitizer, facemasks and visors/shields, which are crucial in the fight against coronavirus. We urge everyone to use at little as possible without compromising on safety.