ILC Dover expedites approval and manufacturing of new PAPR hood

NIOSH has expedited their typical month-long regulatory approval process to one week for the PAPR hood

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Mondi to produce melt-blown nonwoven fabric for face masks

German plant has announced it will have the capacity to produce more than one million masks a day

STERIS gets emergency authorisation for mask decontamination

The FDA has issued an Emergency Use Authorization to STERIS for N95 or equivalent respirator decontamination

3M parters with Cummins to increase HEPA filter production

The partnership has been formed to produce more of 3M’s powered air purifying respirators to meet COVID-19 PPE needs

Glove testing systems: ensuring the highest levels of safety

Barrier systems such as isolators or RABS play a fundamental role in the protection of people and products in ...

Ansell CEO has “serious concerns” about export control of PPE

Protective equipment supplier has expanded production capacity of PPE critical to essential industries but is concerned ...

Tessy Plastics begins face shield production in response to COVID-19

Tessy Plastics has been prototyping a variety of products related to the testing and treatment of the COVID-19 pandemic

Social distancing in a lab

While rigorous hygienic standards are already in place, new practices are required to help those in the cramped ...

Optima creates folding machine to increase mask production capacities

Optima has supported the company Wrapping Solutions in the production of protective masks

SGS donates PPE and offers beds and staff to Belgian hospital

Clinical services company’s donated PPE that included 1,100 masks and 21,000 gloves to hospital in Antwerp

PPE focus: Hand protection for working with chemotherapy drugs

Ann Van Den Borre of Ansell explains permeation, penetration and the test methods to ensure hand protection when ...

Cleanroom garments: Risk focus meets quality by design

A holistic approach for cleanroom garment validation spends more effort at the outset of design phase and on design ...

Containment: key to tackling coronavirus outbreak

China and WHO authorities agreed that further studies on the severity and transmissibility of the virus are needed and ...

Beximco Pharma donates PPE for the COVID-19 fight

Bangladeshi group has contributed $1.8 million to support this initiative

3M partners with Ford to help accelerate COVID-19 response

3M and Ford will collaborate on making more powered air purifying respirators to help in the fight against the COVID-19 ...