European Standard EN14683 Medical Facemask Requirements

European Standard EN14683 Medical Facemask Requirements

UK Medical Trade Supplies facemask range meets the construction, design and performance requirements of European standard EN14683:2014. Facemasks are tested for bacterial filtration efficiency, differential pressure, splash resistance, microbial cleanliness and biocompatibility before being placed on the market. UK Medical Trade Supplies offers a full selection of latex-free procedural and surgical facemasks, which meet EN14683 Type II or Type IIR requirements.

Mask Type Bacterial Filtration Efficiency (%) Differential Pressure (Pa/cm²) Splash Resistance Pressure (kPa) Microbial Cleanliness (cfu/g)
Type I
≥ 95
< 29.4
Not required
≤ 30
Type II
≥ 98
< 29.4
Not required
≤ 30
Type IIR
≥ 98
< 49.0
≥ 16
≤ 30