Singapore adds certain medical devices to the control list of Mercury-Added Products under the Environmental Protection and Management Act (“EPMA”).
From 1 January 2020 onwards, the manufacturing, import and export of the following mercury-added medical devices will not be allowed:
The exceptions are installed large scale equipment or equipment used for high precision measurements, where there are no non-mercury alternatives available in the market.
The importation and sale of new mercury clinical thermometers for local use in Singapore have not been allowed since 1 July 2009.
More details can be found in the Singapore customs website in this link: