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)
Mondmaskers

Mouth mask of the FFP2 and FFP3 type - copyright medline.eu/

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.
Chirurgisch mondmasker

Hand-made mouth masks

Linen mouth masks made in line with the approved template issued by the Federal government on www.makefacemasks.com are also welcome.

Bringing equipment

If you have mouth masks that are in line with the requirements described above:

We are very grateful for all your efforts.

Last edit: 23 March 2020