The discarded mask symbolizes the necessity of the remask project
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The Swiss National COVID-19 Science Task Force


FFP Masks

FFP Masks, particle Filtering FacePiece, or personal protection facemasks are masks meeting the criteria of the norm EN 149
(e.g. FFP1, FFP2, FFP3, N95, or equivalent).

FFP masks are personal protective equipment and have to comply with the PPE-directive (EU/2016/425, SR 930.115 – Verordnung über die Sicherheit von persönlichen Schutzausrüstungen (PSA-Verordnung)). They have to be tested according to EN 149 and certified. FFP masks are classified into FFP1, FFP2 and FFP3 depending on their filtration efficiency.

FP2 mask used in the remask glossary

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