Corona-crisis: European Commission publishes guides for manufacturers of essential medical devices and PPE

Corona-crisis: European Commission publishes guides for manufacturers of essential medical devices and PPE

Today, the European Commission published three guidance documents to assist manufacturers to increase production of essential medical equipment and material in three areas: the production of masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE), leave-on hand cleaners and hand disinfectants and 3D printing in the context of the coronavirus outbreak.

European Commission updates list of European Harmonized Standards for the Personal Protective Equipment Directive 89/686/EEC

On 12 December 2014, the European Commission published an updated list of the European harmonized standards that pertain to the Personal Protective Equipment Directive (89/686/EEC). The standards on this list may be used by personal protective equipment manufacturers to prove that their equipment complies with the essential requirements of this directive.

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Updated List of European Harmonized Standards for the Personal Protective Equipment Directive 89/686/EEC Published

On December 13 2013, the European Commission published an updated list of the European harmonized standards that pertain to the Personal Protective Equipment Directive (89/686/EEC). The standards on this list may be used by personal protective equipment manufacturers to prove that their equipment complies with the essential requirements of this directive.