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FDA Import Alert: Eyewear Products

Posted by Chelsea Mitchell on May 21, 2015 9:07:00 AM

Summer is approaching, the days are getting warmer and the number of imported sunglasses is increasing. Upon importation, sunglasses are considered a medical device, which requires additional paperwork to be submitted to Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to obtain customs clearance. FDA also recently issued a new import alert for sunglass and eyeglass products originating from specific foreign manufacturers, affecting a number of eyewear importers.

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Topics: Importing, Compliance, Eyewear

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