2020/9/24  
Mask panic-buying returns: 500,000 boxes preordered in 8 minutes (2020/08/13)
其它新聞 Other News   
  • Executive Yuan moves to lower legal age of adulthood to 18
  • Apple Daily’s Jimmy Lai accuses Beijing of collective punishment
  • US secretary of state praises Czech speaker over Taiwan visit
  • Cleanest factory in Taiwan makes world-beating sterile medical masks
  • Cross-Pacific trade to be bolstered by launch of Taiwan-US Business Alliance
  • At Taipei Expo Park, a chance to play with the tech of the future
  • Japan’s Kura Sushi plans Taiwan OTC debut in September
  • First cultural park devoted to the Bible launches in Taiwan
  • Shop serves eye-catching floral sandwiches made with seasonal fruits
  • 英文 English 
    Mask panic-buying returns: 500,000 boxes preordered in 8 minutes (2020/08/13)

    Face mask panic-buying has set in again with the rise in Taiwan's COVID cases. This morning at a national supermarket chain, preorders opened for 50,000 boxes of medical-grade masks. According to the supermarket, the entire supply was snapped up in eight minutes. Amid the surging demand for protective gear, face masks falsely labeled as "made-in-Taiwan" have surfaced on the market. Customs officials recently seized more than 140,000 Chinese-made masks being marketed as MIT.

    The supermarket isn’t yet open, and the roll-up door is only raised halfway. But a long line is already waiting outside to order masks.

    Some arrived to queue at four in the morning. At this supermarket chain, 50,000 boxes of medical-grade masks were available nationwide, with preorders limited to five boxes per person. Eight minutes into ordering, the entire supply was spoken for. It’s a stunning resurgence of face mask panic-buying, made worse by reports of fake masks.

    Shen Tsai-ying
    Pharmacist
    All the relevant laws and regulations prohibit selling face masks in loose small quantities. When the government created the real-name mask rationing system, it set a precedent for selling loose masks. This led community pharmacies to mistakenly believe that masks can be sold in such a way.

    The pharmacist said that it’s illegal to sell masks loose, according to the Pharmaceutical Affairs Act. Shoppers should choose masks with complete packaging. Look for a medical supplies license number, a CNS mark number, a lot number, and manufacturing date.
    .
    Shen Tsai-ying
    Pharmacist
    Many fake products are stamped with the exactly same manufacturing date and lot number. Lots of products like that can be quickly rolled out to market. So consumers, when you buy a product and you want to know if it’s the genuine article or a counterfeit, you can call up the company to ask.

    It can be hard to spot a fake with the naked eye. Even masks printed with the letters MIT may not be the real deal. When in doubt, check the carton numbers with the manufacturer. The pharmacist says one phone call can make it clear whether your money was spent on protective gear that truly protects.
    中文 Chinese  
    口罩再現搶購潮 超市5萬盒8分鐘賣完

    疫情緊張,讓口罩又出現搶購潮。上午美廉社全台5萬盒開賣,8分鐘就搶光。但近來假口罩頻傳,關務署日前查獲超過14萬片疑似仿冒MIT的中國製口罩,標檢局也在網購發現5件假冒正廠醫用口罩。今天藥師特別出面提醒,如何辨別避免買到假貨。

    超市都還沒營業,鐵門也只升起一半,但外頭就已經排起長長人龍要搶買口罩。

    有人凌晨4點就來排,超市全台開賣5萬盒醫用口罩,一人能買5盒,但開賣8分鐘就被搶購一空。疫情緊張,讓口罩搶購潮再起,卻也頻傳假口罩爭議。

    [[藥師 沈采穎]]
    “所有的法規裡面,口罩是不能分裝販售的。政府在發放實名制口罩的時候,就已經開了一個先例,有一些社區藥局就誤以為,口罩是可以分裝來販售的。”


    藥師提醒,口罩散賣其實已經違反藥事法,民眾應該選有完整紙盒包裝的,並確認上頭印有醫療用品許可證字號及CNS認證,和批號、製造日期。
    .
    [[藥師 沈采穎]]
    “很多仿品、製造日期跟批號都是同一批,一直這樣製造下去是很快的,所以消費者你買到的,到底是真品還是仿品?可以打電話去公司問。”

    外觀難以辨識,即便印了MIT,也不一定是真的。最好到正常通路並向廠商查證,以免花了錢卻達不到防疫效果。
    關於民視 常見問題 如何收看民視 意見信箱

    © 2009 FTV All Rights Reserved 版權所有‧盜用必究 Designed by FTV
    地址:244 新北市林口區信義路99號   觀服電話:(02)8601-8601 服務時間:週一至週日09:00-21:00   傳真:(02)8601-3955

    本網站使用 cookie 與其他技術為您提供更好的使用體驗, 請閱讀我們的的隱私權政策,通過使用我們的網站,表示您確認並同意我們的政策。