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Ren Jun is an associate principal of Baker & McKenzie.Wong & Leow. Ren Jun extensively represents local and international intellectual property-intensive clients in both contentious and non-contentious IP matters, such as anti-counterfeiting; civil and criminal litigation; commercial issues; regulatory clearance; and advertising laws. Ren Jun also advises on a wide range of issues relating to the healthcare industries. These include regulatory compliance in respect of drugs, medical devices, clinical trials, health supplements and cosmetics; product liability and recall; and anti-corruption. Ren Jun is currently a member of the Firm's Asia Pacific Healthcare ASEAN Economic Community; Product Liability and Regulatory Sub-Committees.

On 19 July 2021, the Medical Devices Branch (MDB) of the Health Sciences Authority (HSA) published its draft “Regulatory Guidelines on Risk Classification of Standalone Medical Mobile Applications (SaMD) and Qualification of Clinical Decision Support Software (CDSS)” for comments.

The Singapore Health Sciences Authority is trialing an e-commerce surveillance tool to crack down on contraband products sold online, including illegal drugs, health products and cosmetics. The bot uses robotic process automation and artificial intelligence to trawl through online listings. It analyses information from the listings, including pictures, descriptions and profiles, to identify illegal products and listings that contain illegal or dangerous ingredients.

On 19 July 2021, the Medical Devices Branch (MDB) of the Health Sciences Authority (HSA) published its draft “Regulatory Guidelines on Risk Classification of Standalone Medical Mobile Applications (SaMD) and Qualification of Clinical Decision Support Software (CDSS)” for comments.

The Singapore Food Agency (SFA) is seeking feedback for its proposed amendments to the Food Regulations. The proposed amendments delete a majority of the standards of identity currently contained in Regulations 39 to 260 of the Food Regulations, save where they have to be retained in the interest of food safety or to support public health-related policies. The proposed changes are expected to come into effect in April 2022.

On 12 June 2021, the Singapore Food Authority published a media release in relation to a recall of several Eat Real Puff products, following a similar recall of the same products by the United Kingdom Food Standards Authority. Separately, on 25 June 2021, the Consumer Product Safety Office published a media release in relation to a voluntary recall of the Cotton On Kids Projector Light by the Cotton On Group.