Amendment in Export Policy of Personal Protective Equipment/Mask

Circular No.ES/249/2019-20                                                          26th February, 2020

To:  Members of the Council                                                                                    

Sub: Amendment in Export Policy of Personal Protective Equipment/Mask

Dear Member,

Vide Notification No. 48/2015-20 dated 25th February, 2020, DGFT has amended the earlier Notification No. 47/2015-20 dated 8th February, 2020 and allowed export of certain items, with immediate effect.

S. No.

ITC HS Codes

Description

Present Policy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

207A

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

901850

901890

9020

392690

621790

630790

 

All Personal Protection Equipment including Clothing and Masks {Coveralls (Class 2/3/4) and N-95 Masks}.

 

 

Prohibited

 

However, the following items are freely exportable:

 

  1. Surgical Masks/ Disposable Masks (2/3 Ply)
  2. All Gloves except NBR Gloves.
  3. All Ophthalmic instruments and appliances under ITC HS 901850 except Medical goggles.
  4. Surgical blades
  5. Non–woven Shoe covers (Disposable)
  6. Breathing appliances used by Airmen, Divers, Mountaineers or Firemen.
  7. Gas masks with chemical absorbent for filtration against poisonous vapor, smoke, gases.
  8. HDPE Tarpaulin / Plastic Tarpaulin
  9. PVC Conveyor Belt
  10. Biopsy Punch

 

 

Members may kindly make a note of the above details.

Thanking you,

Yours faithfully,

S.BALARAJU
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

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