Consistent with Department Memorandum No. 2020-0058 dated 31 January 2020 and Department Memorandum No. 2020-0058-A dated 11 February 2020 issued by the Department of Health declaring the price freeze of essential emergency medicines and supplies in the entire country due to the 2019- Novel Coronavirus (Covid19), the online selling of any of the following emergency medical supplies that are beyond the price ceiling/range set in the above-mentioned Department Memorandum are prohibited:
|ESSENTIAL MEDICAL DEVICES||LOWEST
|1. Particulate respirator, Grade N95||45.00||105.00|
|2. Disposable face mask (Medical mask for health workers and patients)||3.00||12.00|
|3. Ethyl alcohol 70% solution 60 mL||17.25||25.50|
|4. Ethyl alcohol 70% solution 250 mL||36.75||41.75|
|5. Ethyl alcohol 70% solution 500 mL||61.00||74.25|
|7. Sterile gloves 25 pairs/box (Size 6.5, 7, 7.5,8)||295.00||450.00|
|9. Neb kit: adult||87.00||120.00|
|10. Neb kit: pedia||63.00||142.00|
|11. Oxygen cannula: adult||24.00||60.00|
|12. Oxygen cannula: pedia||18.50||53.00|
|13. Oxygen cannula; neonatal||24.00||50.00|
All FDA Inspectors and Regulatory Enforcement Unit agents are directed to conduct exhaustive monitoring of all online platforms to ensure full compliance of this Circular and the above-mentioned DOH issuances and to pursue and implement immediate regulatory and enforcement actions as warranted.
This Circular shall take effect immediately and shall remain valid unless otherwise revoked, repealed or rescinded.