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ASTM F2100

Standard Specification for Performance of Materials Used in Medical Face Masks

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Organization: ASTM
Publication Date: 1 April 2011
Status: active
Page Count: 4
ICS Code (Hospital equipment): 11.140
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This specification covers testing and requirements for materials used in the construction of medical face masks that are used in providing healthcare services such as surgery and patient care.

This specification provides for the classification of medical face mask material performance. Medical face mask material performance is based on testing for bacterial filtration efficiency, differential pressure, sub-micron particulate filtration efficiency, resistance to penetration by synthetic blood, and flammability.

This specification does not address all aspects of medical face mask design and performance. This specification does not specifically evaluate the effectiveness of medical face mask designs as related to the barrier and breathability properties. This specification does not also apply to respiratory protection, which may be necessary for some healthcare services.

The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

The following precautionary caveat pertains only to the test methods portion, Section 9, of this specification: This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

Document History

August 1, 2019
Standard Specification for Performance of Materials Used in Medical Face Masks
This specification covers testing and requirements for materials used in the construction of medical face masks that are used in providing healthcare services such as surgery and patient care. This...
ASTM F2100
April 1, 2011
Standard Specification for Performance of Materials Used in Medical Face Masks
This specification covers testing and requirements for materials used in the construction of medical face masks that are used in providing healthcare services such as surgery and patient care. This...
April 1, 2011
Standard Specification for Performance of Materials Used in Medical Face Masks
This specification covers testing and requirements for materials used in the construction of medical face masks that are used in providing health care services such as surgery and patient care. This...
February 1, 2007
Standard Specification for Performance of Materials Used in Medical Face Masks
This specification covers testing and requirements for materials used in the construction of medical face masks that are used in providing health care services such as surgery and patient care. This...
March 1, 2004
Standard Specification for Performance of Materials Used in Medical Face Masks
This specification covers testing and requirements for materials used in the construction of medical face masks that are used in providing health care services such as surgery and patient care. This...
June 10, 2003
Standard Specification for Performance of Materials Used in Medical Face Masks
This specification covers testing and requirements for materials used in the construction of medical face masks that are used in providing health care services such as surgery and patient care. This...
March 10, 2003
Standard Specification for Performance of Materials Used in Medical Face Masks
This specification covers testing and requirements for materials used in the construction of medical face masks that are used in providing health care services such as surgery and patient care. This...
August 10, 2002
Standard Specification for Performance of Materials Used in Medical Face Masks
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May 10, 2001
Standard Specification for Performance of Materials Used in Medical Face Masks
1. Scope 1.1 This specification covers testing and requirements for materials used in the construction of medical face masks that are used in providing health care services such as surgery and...

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