Google has updated its Google Merchant Center policies to allow the sale and listing of medical tests packages in both the paid and totally free Google Shopping search engine result. This consists of at-home outcomes or lab results and over-the-counter test kits.Google wrote “medical test kits with at-home results or laboratory results are now allowed on Shopping ads and free listings.” “This consists of over-the-counter test packages,” the business added.The one requirement is that the “medical test kit should stick to country-specific regulations.”Google said that sellers and merchants are responsible for ensuring their items are in compliance with relevant laws and policies. Medical test kits sold in the U.S. needs to be FDA-approved or emergency use authorized by the FDA. Google stated that “medical test packages will likewise continue to be classified as Medical Devices.”Google notes out all the particular policies around these kits over here, where Google wrote “Shopping advertisements and free listings enable the advertisement of at-home medical test kits (consisting of diagnosis of COVID-19) with at-home or lab outcomes. Test packages need to follow country-specific policies. Merchants are accountable for ensuring compliance with country-specific requirements.” It breaks down the policies by country as well.Forum conversation at Twitter.

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