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What is meant by BFE?

06 Apr 2022

BFE stands for Bacterial Filtration Efficiency. It is used to define the effectiveness of filtration materials and is a test performed on materials that provide protection such as face masks and surgical gowns. It measures how material filters biological...

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When are surgical face masks used?

24 Nov 2021

In the first of this series of face mask related posts – the medical face mask guide, I gave you an overview of the different types of face masks used in medical settings. Today’s post describes the different uses...

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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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