A maximum retail price of Rs. 3000 set for an Oximeter says state Ministry of Production, Supply and Regulation of Pharmaceuticals. Meanwhile National Medicines Regulatory Authority NMRA says there are low quality substandard and falsified medical device in the market during this Covid pandemic situation putting the lives of the people at very high risk.
NMRA Approved Pulse Oximeter
Medex Holding (pvt) ltd – Edan
Sunway Holdings (pct) ltd – Rossmax Atlan Teen
NMRA requests pharmacies to sell only the NMRA approved medical products in outlets.
Recently, Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) carried out a raid in Galle district to find dealers who selling substandard oximeters and found about 250 substandard oximeters.