These days there is a lot of talk about masks and other personal protective equipment to protect yourself from possible infections.
What are the standards that deal with this matter? Let's find out.

Some notes on CE marking

The list of minimum contents of the instructions for use given in Directive 2006/42/EC is not exhaustive. The manufacturer of the machinery should also provide other information that may be necessary. The Machinery Directive states in requirement 1.7.4.2 that " each instruction manual must contain, where applicable, at least the following information ...".

RAPEX: Work gloves - serious alert

Friday, 27 March 2020 14:10 RAPEX

Report No 13 published on 27 March 2020, alert number  A12/00478/20

The COVID-19 pandemic and the rapid spread of the virus in Europa has greatly increased the need for personal protective equipment (PPE) such as masks, gloves, protective suits or goggles and medical devices such as surgical masks, examination gloves and certain types of gowns.

Report No 12 published on 20 March 2020, alert number A12/00421/20