As a CRO or central lab conducting clinical trials in Latin America,
you have probably experienced the regulatory complexities when exporting
biological samples from Mexico. Exporting tissue and blood samples from
Mexico are subject to specific export controls often requiring Export
There is however a way to simplify the process: you do
not have to request an Export Permit, as long as you have an "Approved
Protocol" from an organization in Mexico called COFEPRIS.