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.
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.
If you have mouth masks that are in line with the requirements described above:
- You can bring it to the reception desk in the reception hall of the Gasthuisberg campus, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, every working day between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.
- Preferably in the original packaging
We are very grateful for all your efforts.