To make sure there is a sufficient stock of mouth masks the coming weeks, UZ Leuven is issuing a call for bringing mouth masks to the hospital.
Which mouth masks are suitable?
- We're predominantly looking for mouth masks of the FFP2 and FFP3 type (with or without a valve)
How do you recognise such a mouth mask?
On the mask or on the packaging there are references of the type below.
- CE – label (the number is irrelevant)
- European norm EN149:2001
- N95 or KN95
- The manufacturer or brand are irrelevant
This information refers to the necessary inspectio and tests that show that these masks are in line with applicable safety norms.
- Surgical mouth mask as shown below are also welcome.