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Maximum Retail Price set for pulse oximeters

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A Maximum Retail Price (MRP) for Pulse Oximeters has been declares by the he State Ministry of Production, Supply, and Regulation of Pharmaceuticals.

Accordingly, MRP for an Oximeter has been set at Rs. 3000 per device.

In a statement, the State Minister said that a gazette notification regarding this would be issued soon.

Attention was drawn to regulate the prices of pulse oxymeters since the numbers of COVID-19 patients and deaths are increased in recent times, the prices of pulse oxymeters have been also increased.

It was reported that the oxymeters which were incially sold at Rs. 1350, are being sold between Rs. 4000 – 8000.

Additionally, concerns have been raised regarding the quality of these oximeters as well.

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