Applus+ Laboratories has been accredited as Notified Body for the certification of PPE face masks

04/06/2020

    In accordance with Regulation (EU) 2016/425 of the European Parliament and the Council regarding Personal Protection Equipment (PPE).

    Applus+ Laboratories has obtained the status of Notified Body for the CE Marking of PPE face masks (Accreditation ENC n. 12/C-PR054). Mask manufacturers and distributors can trust our experts for the conformity assessment of their products.


    The scope of the accreditation includes modules B and C2, allowing CE Marking of PPE face masks according to the EN 149 standard (Respiratory protective devices. Filtering half masks to protect against particles. Requirements, testing, marking).


    The certification covers different types of PPE face masks, such as FFP2 and KN-95. In light of the increasing demand for face masks and the implementation of new manufacturing processes, it is essential for manufacturers to guarantee that their processes comply with current regulations for their commercialization in the European Union.


    In addition to the CE marking of PPE face masks, Applus+ Laboratories provides certification services for hygienic face masks and surgical face masks. Contact us to get more information and answer any questions you may have regarding the certification processes for each type of face mask.
     

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