Surgical Masks - Requirements and Test Methods
This British Standard is the UK implementation of EN 14683:2014. It supersedes BS EN 14683:2005 which is withdrawn.
The UK participation in its preparation was entrusted to Technical Committee CH/205/1, Medical textiles.
A list of organizations represented on this committee can be obtained on request to its secretary.
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This British Standard was published under the authority of the Standards Policy and Strategy Committee on 30 April 2014.
Medical face masks - Requirements and test methods
This European Standard was approved by CEN on 4 February 2014.
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