Government of India Ministry of Commerce & Industry Department of Commerce Directorate General of Foreign Trade Udyog Bhavan, New Delhi
Notification No. 48/2015-2020
New Delhi, Dated: 25 February 2020
Subject:- Amendment in Export Policy of Personal Protection Equipment/Masks
S.O. (E) In exercise of powers conferred by Section 3 of the Foreign Trade (Development & Regulation) Act, 1992 (No. 22 of 1992), as amended, read with Para 1.02 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-20, the Central Government hereby makes following amendment in the Notification No. 47 dated 08.02.2020 related to export of Personal Protection Equipment and Masks:
ITC HS Codes
All Personal Protection Equipment including Clothing and Masks [Coveralls (Class 2/3/4) and N-95 Masks].
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 ITCHS 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 vapour, smoke, gases
8. HDPE Tarpaulin/Plastic Tarpaulin
9. PVC conveyor belt
10. Biopsy Punch
3. Effect of this Notification:
The Notification No. 47 dated 08.02.2020 is amended to the extent that the items specified under Serial No. 1 to 10 above are allowed freely for export. However, export of all other Personal Protection Equipment including N-95 masks or other items not specified in the exceptions above, shall remain Prohibited.
(Amit Yadav) Director General of Foreign Trade Ex-Officio Additional Secretary, Government of India E-mail: email@example.com
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