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Manufacturers mull over OTC options as Best Buy announces new hearing aid line

Less than a day after the FDA published final rules for the now imminent over-the-counter hearing aids sales channel in the US, electronics retailer Best Buy announced an assorted fall collection of OTC-regulated hearing aids, including a GN Hearing product.

In fall, US electronics retailer will have an assorted collection of OTC-regulated hearing aids, including products from GN Hearing | Photo: Andrew Kelly/Reuters/Ritzau Scanpix

In fall, consumers in the US will be able to buy hearing aids over-the-counter at electronics retailer Best Buy, the company announced less than a day after the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published its final rules for the upcoming sales channel on Tuesday.

Around 300 of Best Buy’s over 1,000 stores will carry OTC-approved hearing aid products.

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