Surgical Mask Test
Surgical Mask Test
From public transport to intensive care units, personal protective equipment (PPE) has never been more important. Protecting people from virus is the number one priority for individuals, businesses, organizations and governments. Face masks are now compulsory in many settings.
SGS can offer testing and certification services to verify your product’s effectiveness and compliance with those regulations relevant to the US & Europe markets.
The test will be conducted in compliance with the following standards according to the selected market :
- ASTM F2101
- ASTM F2100
- EN 14683
It will be advised in order confirmation email upon purchase
Turnaround Time (working days)
The test will be conducted in compliance with the following standards :
|Standard / Regulation||Content|
|Surgical Mask – EU|
A physical and mechanical standard for ensuring the performance of surgical mask according to EU standard – EN 14683
EN14683 Type I and Type II can filter ≥95% and ≥98% bacteria,
|Surgical Mask – US|
A physical and mechanical standard for ensuring the performance of surgical mask according to US standard – ASTM F2100
ASTM Level 1 can only filter ≥95% bacteria and ASTM F2100 Level 2 or Level 3 will be able to filter ≥98% bacteria and 0.1μm particulates
Only applicable test items will be conducted on selected product nature and destination market. A detailed test item list will be included in order confirmation email upon order purchase.
Strengths & benefits
Ensure your product compliance to specific countries’ requirements
Provide worldwide coverage and access to all key locations & markets
You can add them to shopping cart and proceed to checkout for placing your order online. You will receive an order acknowledgment with order details after online order.
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SGS TIC Mall only accepts US$ for checkout.
You will receive a test application form, sample requirement and delivery details in confirmation email upon successful payment, please complete the form and send the required sample(s) to our competence center in Hong Kong.
Please contact your dedicated specialist to submit your request. It will be reviewed case by case depending on the order process.
No, you can’t cancel and refund the paid order unless there is a quality or service delivery issue.
Surgical masks meeting ASTM Level 2 or Level 3 will be able to filter ≥98% bacteria and 0.1μm particulates, while ASTM Level 1 can only filter ≥95% bacteria
EN14683 Type I and Type II can filter ≥95% and ≥98% bacteria, Type I has a higher breathability than Type II, both are non-resistant to fluid. Type IR has the same bacteria filtration efficiency as Type I, just as Type IIR and Type II, but Type IR are resistant to fluid.