FAQs, updates to medical supplies list under Iranian trade sanctions 

July 25:  The U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) today announced that it is updating the Iranian Transactions and Sanctions Regulations to add additional items to the basic medical supplies list and referenced in the general license originally issued on October 22, 2012, for the export of basic medical supplies to Iran.

According to the OFAC announcement, in addition to the new items on the basic medical supplies list [PDF 45 KB], OFAC is also releasing:


  • Related frequently asked questions (FAQs) on the general license, to provide guidance on the scope and limitations of this general license and the issued update
  • New guidance [PDF 135 KB] on the sale of food, agricultural commodities, medicine, and medical devices by non-U.S. persons to Iran


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Amie Ahanchian

(202) 533-3247


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