Bulletin of the Chinese Embassy to the United States (05/19/08)

Based on the latest information provided by the relevant Chinese authorities, the following list of materials and items that are most urgently needed for the rescue and relief work in Sichuan and other quake-affected areas in China.

List of Most Urgently Needed Materials and Items

(As of May 19, 2008)

(All Medicines, medical equipment and disinfection products should have prior registration in China.)

.For Epidemic Prevention

FENDONA (alpha-Cypermethrin)

stratagem (Flocoumafen)

mobile sprayer

disposable protective clothing

protective spectacles

protective facial mask

acid-resistant gloves

chemical-proof rubber shoes

.For Drinking Water Safety

chlorine disinfection tablets

large drinking water treatment units

folding drinking water containers

environment-friendly mobile toilets

residual chlorine detecting instruments

residual chlorine colorimetric boxes

effective chlorine testing paper

rapid water quality testing instrument

.For Food Safety

ATP fluorescence testing instruments

rapid food safety testing instruments

rapid microorganism testing instruments

two-in-one thermograph for measuring temperature of the food surface and center

ultraviolet ray lumeter

. For Protection Against Radiation

x and y ray survey meter

surface contamination detector

personal alarm dosimeter

.Medical Items




Tetanus Immunoglobulin





operation kits


treatment table

portable operating table


electro cardiograph


gelfoam sponge

neck collar

fixing belt for shoulder, elbow, collarbone, forearm and rib

thigh and tibiofibula support

portable B-mode


orthopedic fixation screws

anesthesia machine

haemodialysis machine


bedside X-ray machine

orthopedic internal fixation devices (Kirschner needle, titanium rod and steel sheet )

orthopedic external fixation support

.Other Items

INMARSAT telephone

Donating affairs in the United States can be referred to 24 hours hotline of this embassy. The numbers are: 202-328-2500, 202-328-2574, 202-745-6557. The embassy will contact China's Ministry of Civil Affairs at the earliest time possible, which is in charge of the handling materials for the rescue and relief work,and will make sure that the materials be forwarded to the disaster areas as soon as possible


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