Independent Testing of Ebola Protective Equipment PPE

Independent Testing of Ebola Protective Equipment PPE

Ebola_PPE_Infectious_Disease_TestingContact HP White to get protective materials, garments, equipment, and biological-resistant ensembles tested fast. HP White performs independent testing of barrier membranes, gloves, masks, boots, HazMat suits, goggles, gowns, aprons and other PPE used to protect healthcare workers and first responders from infectious diseases, like Ebola Virus Disease (EVD).

Ebola_Protective_EquipmentTo validate protective materials and equipment for infection prevention, HP White performs independent testing in accordance with the following standards, among others:

  • ASTM F1670 / F1670M – 08(2014)e1: Standard Test Method for Resistance of Materials Used in Protective Clothing to Penetration by Synthetic Blood
  • ASTM F1671 / F1671M – 13: Standard Test Method for Resistance of Materials Used in Protective Clothing to Penetration by Blood-Borne Pathogens Using Phi-X174 Bacteriophage Penetration as a Test System
  • AAMI PB70 Liquid barrier performance and classification of protective apparel and drapes intended for use in health care facilities
  • ASTM D5151 – 06(2011) Standard Test Method for Detection of Holes in Medical Gloves
  • AATCC Test Method 100-2012 Antibacterial Finishes on Textile Materials:  Assessment of (AATCC 100)
  • ASTM F1868 – 14 Standard Test Method for Thermal and Evaporative Resistance of Clothing Materials Using a Sweating Hot Plate
  • ASTM F1359 / F1359M – 13 Standard Test Method for Liquid Penetration Resistance of Protective Clothing or Protective Ensembles Under a Shower Spray While on a Mannequin
  • ASTM F2100 – 11 Standard Specification for Performance of Materials Used in Medical Face Masks
  • ASTM F1862 / F1862M – 13 Standard Test Method for Resistance of Medical Face Masks to Penetration by Synthetic Blood (Horizontal Projection of Fixed Volume at a Known Velocity)
  • NFPA 1991: Standard on Vapor-Protective Ensembles for Hazardous Materials Emergencies
  • NFPA 1999: Standard on Protective Clothing for Emergency Medical Operations
  • NFPA 1994: Standard On Protective Ensembles For First Responders To CBRN Terrorism Incidents