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The Irema medical face mask guide

12 Nov 2021

This is the first in a series of face mask related blogs. Keep an eye out for future posts.   Medical face masks come in two forms – surgical and respirator. Surgical masks protect the people around the wearer...

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Irema in the news

09 Mar 2020

The outbreak of Covid-19 has seen the eyes of the world fix themselves upon our factories as we ramp up production of our surgical and respirator masks to help meet the unprecedented global demand.   Here is a sample...

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How Coronavirus exposes Single Source Procurement Policy weakness

04 Feb 2020

The World Health Organisation declaring a global health emergency over the spread of the Coronavirus brings a new clarity to the seriousness of such events. Global and national authorities are now in full-fledged preventative mode with demand for surgical...

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Irema helps combat Wuhan Coronavirus

23 Jan 2020

Irema, Ireland’s only surgical and respirator mask manufacturer, is seeing echoes of 2003 and 2009 with the spread of the ‘Wuhan’ Coronavirus. The virus which originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan in mid December 2019 has seen people...

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Irema becomes MDR compliant

10 Oct 2019

Irema becomes MDR compliant (Medical Devices Regulation (2017/745/EU)) more than a year in advance of its coming into effect. Irema is a byword for quality and compliance in the manufacture of medical face masks for numerous OEM clients and under...

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Infection control: What you need to know

04 Oct 2018

This article is reproduced from MyVMC.com Respirators better than surgical masks for infection control The longstanding belief that a surgical mask provides adequate protection against infections spread by droplets has been turned upside down by new research that finds...

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